16 Things That Are Way Bigger Than You Thought

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Our brains are strange beasts, and one of the ways they trick us is by making things like size totally relative.

Without a point of reference it can be hard to visualize how small or large an object is, and so often, we’re way, way off of the reality.

I’m betting that in these 16 circumstances, you were thinking these things were not nearly so large.

16. Gorilla hands.

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Fun day at the zoo #coldasfuck #didntfreeze #elephant #gorillahands #chillinwithgorillas

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15. I had NO IDEA even after watching Armageddon. Lol. (It’s a comet compared to LA).

Comet  67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko Relative to Downtown Los Angeles

14. Moose are stupid big. Surprises me every time.

13. Australia is bigger than Pluto. Apparently.

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12. They look so small up there!

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11. The United States is bigger than the moon.

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10. I guess I’ve never really thought about it before…

9. One million Earths.

8. It kind of takes your breath away.

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7. So Hollywood really is all about the drama. Weird.

In case you wondered, here’s the (size) difference between $10,000 in 1’s, and 100’s. from pics

6. I really want to see these in person some day.

5. Why are their lungs as big as their bodies?

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4. This is a wombat.

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Сегодня один австралиец рассказал мне, что у вомбата очень плотное телосложение, много мышц, поэтому, если пнуть вомбата, можно сломать ногу. При каких обстоятельствах можно пнуть вомбата?! Я уже весь мозг сломал, не могу представить. У вас есть какие-то предложения? . One australian told me, that wombat has very solid body and a lot of muscles and if you kick wombat, you can even broke your leg. I broke my brain instead of leg trying imagine circumstances and reasons, when you need to kick the wombat! Do you have any considerations? #mortalwombat #altertravel #australia #sydney #melbourne #ballaratwildlifepark #ballarat #wombat #вомбат #австралия #мельбурн #мысвомбатомзаебаты #patrickthewombat

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3. Now think about that in terms of dollars.

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2. I had no idea how big this statue of David is.

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The famous statue of David outside Palazzo Vecchio.🤗🤗

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1. This is just…what.

A bus, for size from interestingasfuck

I’m shocked, y’all! I mean, those horse lungs??? How is that even possible? Are they THAT much bigger than us? What in the what?!

Which one of these surprised you the most? The least? Tell us in the comments! We want to know everything in those heads of yours!