Incredible sights are all around us, but whether we manage to see them, let alone get to photograph them is a different matter! From rare physical attributes to natural phenomenon or state of the art technology, you have to agree that we live in an amazing world.
Here are 24 fascinating rare sights that were caught on camera and shared across the internet. What about you? Have you any shots that you'd like to share? Just upload your snaps in the comments section below!
1. The lady was born with a condition that prevents her from bending her right thumb
2. For anyone who wondered how big a grizzly bear's paw can get!
3. US firefighters put out a fire in Mexico without crossing the border
4. When you test positive for several allergies
5. An awesome natural lightshow over Canada!
6. When giant tornados cross Jupiter's surface
7. A mushroom? A slice of bread? No, just a tree stump!
8. A close up of an eye after a corneal transplant... The fine lines are the stitches!
9. It may be beyond our budget, but we love this one-person submarine!
10. Hands up if you'd like to climb this tree!
11. A multi-root tooth!
12. When you turn on the faucet only to find that the water's so dirty it looks like something out of a horror movie!
13. This type of plumage in budgies is often the result of inbreeding
14. This guy wanted a receipt at the gas station and this is what the machine printed out!
15. Easy to think this is a brain... It's in fact the fruit produced by Osage-Orange trees...
16. This person left their bike outside overnight during a harsh Chicago winter...
17. A tiny sea urchin found on a Californian beach
18. This lady was struck by lightning and although she survived, her skin was left with these astonishing burn marks!
19. When two rainbows meet!
20. When a new tree sprouts and grows on top of a huge, dead stump!
21. Believe it or not, this isn't a road, but a frozen lake!
22. A petri dish that proves how quickly cultures can grow when you place it under a hand-dryer for 3 minutes!
23. This tortoise is in fact from the Discworld video games based on Terry Pratchett's books