19 little-known facts about the world we live in

People are discovering new things every day and we all know that the world has plenty of fascinating things in store for us.

Despite what some people may say, nobody can claim to have seen it all and we all enjoy fortuitous discoveries, even if it's just a bit of fun trivia! Whatever our latest discoveries, they help us to understand the world better and, if we feel like showing off, regale our friends, families and social networks with the photographic proof - just like the people below!

1. Ever wondered how electric pylons are installed?

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2. The little dot on the left of the sun is Mercury!

© wizardspoiled / reddit 

3. In some countries you can move your entire house to another area!

© JM-Rie / reddit  

4. An aerial view of New Delhi in India

© Dudemanbrosirsguy / reddit  

5. No, it's not a circuit board... It's New York by night!

© unknown / imgur  

6. The human-like physique of an ape

© aajaas / reddit  

7. This bridge in Australia stops crabs from being run over by cars

8. This is how nutmeg grows

© Blackjack667 / reddit  

9. A plastic bottle before being filled

© str4ight_shooter / reddit  

10. The inside of a shelving unit bought from IKEA

© Dancingasteroid / reddit  

11. Instant sidewalks!

© Donny69m / reddit  

12. The Dutch and Belgian border!

© Wikipedia  

13. The art of bridge building

© Granjaguar / reddit  

14. The end of the Great Wall of China!

© Ineedanoriginalusern / reddit  

15. Because actors don't always do the driving in movies!

© moniso / reddit  

16. Few people realize how close the pyramids are to Cairo!

© brasileiranoegito / instagram   © Wikimedia  

17. The point in Brazil where the Amazon and the Black River meet

© kinkysatanx / reddit  

18. A Namibian desert that borders the sea

© notGhxst / reddit  

19. This is how Chinese soldiers make sure they keep their heads up

© Divit_Nair / reddit