The Insides of These Everyday Objects Are Totally Unexpected

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Have you ever looked at an object and wondered "What is going on inside there?" If so, your questions might finally be answered. Getting a glimpse inside a piece of high-tech machinery or ancient artifact is a rare and fascinating opportunity. What does it look like inside some of these incredible creations?

Agate Shell

Don't know what an agate shell is? Neither does anyone else. Allegedly, agate is a type of rock formation made up of primarily chalcedony and quartz. Thanks to these components, it ends up consisting of a wide variety of colors. Cut it open, and it might look a little something like this.

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A Golf Ball In A Tree

Here's something you don't see very often, a combination of the natural world and the man-made world. Once upon a time, a golf ball was hit into the base of a tree. The tree, not exactly an avid golfer, had no choice but to grow around it. Once lumberjacks cut it down years later, they cut through the golf ball as well. 

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The More You Know

  • The first American woman to go to medical school was admitted as a joke. Geneva Medical School thought it was joke when Elizabeth Blackwell applied to attend 1847. She graduated in 1849, started her own practice, and opened an infirmary for the poor.
  • Only ¼ of the Sahara Desert is sandy.
  • Following the release of Rocky IV, a joke was making rounds in Hollywood. Since Rocky had run out of opponents, he would have to fight an alien if a fifth movie was made. Jim and John Thomas took the joke seriously and wrote a screenplay based on it, which later became the movie "Predator".
  • A species of squid has been observed to leap from the ocean by using pressurized water jets to achieve flight, going as far as 98 feet!
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