Due to the popularity of Photoshop and other editing software, it can be difficult to determine if the photo posted online is fake or real. Every year, there are hundreds of photographs becoming viral on the internet, and in most cases, people have opinions over the photos’ authenticity.
There are a lot of interesting pictures, ranging from the history’s strangest moments to the greatest wonders of nature. Here are a few samples of the most important images on the internet that will remind you that the world we share is even more astounding than you knew it is.
From the most frightening to the bizarre, enlightening and humorous, we present the most important images on the internet for you to see.
The Town Where Everyone is Wearing a Gas Mask
The Town Where Everyone Wears A Gas Mask details the life of people in Miyakejima, Japan. This happened when an active volcano started spewing poisonous gas for the last two decades. Rather than leaving, the 3,000 inhabitants of the island decided to wear gas masks 24/7 so they could still remain in the area.
The End of the Earth
The Nullarbor Cliffs feel like the end of the earth — but it is just the end of Australia.
Casting Call For Smells Like Teen Spirit
It is one of the most beloved posters in the music industry: the casting call for the Smells Like Teen Spirit music video.
Behind a Frozen Waterfall
Waterfalls are one of the most beautiful forms of water in the world. But who would knew that you could get behind a frozen waterfall that has so many magnificent colors?
Afghanistan In The 1960s
Afghanistan in the 1960s is a photo essay of what life was like in Afghanistan once.
McDonald’s In America Heatmap
McDonald’s proved that it is the number one fast-food chain in the United States: it is everywhere and anywhere. This beautiful visualization proves that the restaurant is in every location in America.
A Little Calvin in Every Child
The hilarious faces of Calvin remind everyone that it’s great to be a kid.
Asperatus Clouds Over New Zealand
This fascinating photo garnered an even weirder amount of online attention since it was featured in several conspiracy-oriented websites claiming that it is an evidence that the government is manipulating the weather.
The Haunted Hotel of Columbia
The hotel in Columbia may look like a scene from a horror movie. Other than the dark scenery of the place, the hotel is also located next to a cliff.
The Man Who Refused to Salute to Hitler
August Landmasser’s story is as amazing as it is as tragic. Landmasser fell in love with a Jewish woman but before they could get married, she was sent to a concentration camp. Before he would be sent to a labor camp too, a photo capturing Landmasser refusing to partake in the Nazi salute happened during a public rally in 1936. August Landmasser is now remembered in history as the man who didn’t salute Hitler.
The Near-Extinction of the American Bison
Once counting in hundreds of millions in the United States, bison were hunted down to a mere thousand back in 1890.
The US-Mexican Border
This photo captures the astonishing differences on both sides of the border between Mexico and the United States.
The Volcano Aurora
A photograph of a volcano spewing lava with Aurora Borealis in the background in Iceland looks colorful but scary at the same time.
The World’s First Underwater Hotel
Located in the Maldives, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is the first underwater hotel. It allows you to eat and sleep while watching the beauty and magnificent scenery under the sea.
Tourists At the Leaning Tower of Pisa
More than 2.1 million people have been seen trying to take a photo of themselves at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, making this sadly hilarious position to date.
The Ryugyong Hotel of Pyongyang
The Ryugyong Hotel is once called the worst building in the world. The construction of this establishment started in 1987 but due to financing difficulties, construction was halted. Pyongyang’s Ryugyong Hotel stayed dormant for more than two decades.
The Ruins of Detroit
Detroit was once one of the wealthiest and most populated cities in the United States. Now it is known for its endemic crime and seemingly insurmountable economic issues, resulting in the haunting ruins of Detroit.
Queen Elizabeth as a Mechanic
You may not be aware of it, but the members of the Royal Family in the United Kingdom served normal occupations at one point in their lives. Queen Elizabeth did not take a normal job. Instead, she served as a mechanic.