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12 Pictures That Require An Explanation


The world is a wonderful place full of mysteries and wonders. The best thing is that every day small insignificant things that are actually pretty cool happen all around us. Thanks to accessible smartphones are, we’re able to capture a lot more of these mini-wonders of life. Users online have shared all sorts of naturally-occurring things that fall in the categories of:

  • Weird
  • Funny
  • Neat

Sometimes, you see something that looks interesting and natural but it leaves you asking more questions than you expected. There are entire communities online dedicated to sharing and talking about these little moments. Most of them are surprisingly random and they occur unintentionally, which makes them all the more interesting.

Here are some images that seem pretty straightforward and harmless but that will also make you wish there was a more in-depth explanation behind it. 

1. The gecko is not walking on water, and he’s also not being supported by a miniature glass structure hiding underneath the water. What’s keeping this little gecko on top of the water without sinking is a phenomenon known as surface tension.

2. This person can see through his fingers when he holds his hand up to the light, which begs the question, where are his bones? One Reddit user said that they can’t be seen because light tends to scatter a lot through flesh so that only the stuff near the surface, in this case skin, can be seen.

3. One of the perks of living in a place where the air hurts your face and water turns to ice six months of the year is seeing neat things like this. The freezing rain made a perfect mold out of the Nissan emblem.

4. This person was making chocolate fudge cookies on a brown cutting board. In turn, the reflection on the mixing bowl looks like a giant chocolate cookie, confirming that miracles and signs from God still happen in the kitchen.

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