When it comes to tackling our daily to-dos, most of us are able to come up with a reliable routine and stick to it. Not much changes in our day-to-day, causing even the most exciting sights—like walking by an impressive statue or view of the ocean—lead us to become blasé when we encounter them on a regular basis.

These rare images, on the other hand, may inspire you to stop and shout “You don’t see that every day!” These split-second snapshots are truly awe-inspiring…

1. An oil platform is towed out to the ocean.

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2. A swarm of monarch butterflies land on a tree in Mexico.

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3. The inside of a Zippo lighter is revealed.

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4. The face of a statue as it’s swallowed up by a tree.

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5. A ginormous strawberry.

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6. Children take a look at Rafflesia arnoldii, the biggest individual flower on Earth.

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7. This park bench has WiFi.

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8. A gorgeous piece of labradorite.

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9. An abandoned house near New Orleans.

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10. A polished sphere of fossilized wood.

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11. A beary big couch.

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12. Lighting and a rainbow? Yup.

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13. A 3D portrait of Vladimir Putin lets the blind feel what his face “looks” like.

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14. Multi-ethnic pillars in front of a Tokyo hotel welcome guests from all over the world.

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15. Beautiful and colorful quartz.

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16. A bush cricket with erytrism, which gives the bug its pink coloring.

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17. The inside of a tortoise.

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18. The inside of a Nikon D5 camera.

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19. King penguins at Possession Island, Australia.

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20. A ton of pearls inside of a single oyster.

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21. The inner workings of a fire hydrant.

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22. The fresco on the ceiling of Seitenstetten Abbey, Austria.

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24. The inside of a beautiful conch shell.

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25. A type of mold, Stemonitis fusca, on a piece of dead wood.

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How about those cool cross-section images? It’s neat to have a different perspective of objects that you might pass by every day, yet don’t think twice about. It makes you appreciate the world around you just a bit more.

Share these incredible sights with your friends below. They need to see this!