This article was originally published on Vacation101
Have you ever looked at anything and been compelled to double-check it? Well, this world is full of bizarre and incomprehensible phenomena. Nonetheless, we seldom try to explain these anomalies. Because of our inherent curiosity for new things, it's a lot more comfortable and delightful to wonder at any show. It's an inclination we're eager to indulge in, and properly so. Prepare to be enthralled by these 40 bizarre and occasionally amusing images.
1. Airy Footwear
Few things are as obvious, both metaphorically and literally, as Air branded sneakers. Sure, the marketing purpose behind the name was to reassure purchasers that they would be able to walk comfortably.
However, these folks included something more in the bundle. We're sure your eyes won't be able to ignore the clear material utilized here, an actual product right there.
2. Get Pranked
I'm not sure who the wicked genius behind this prank is, but some child did an incredible job making it hard for him to accomplish his tasks. This was likely an idea to avoid fulfilling his designated chores for the day.
It will be nighttime by the time his parents finish scraping the mop free from the ice cube. Our hat goes off to you, my dear guy!
3. Man’s Best Friend
Randy is said to have lost his dog Ruffles at a county fair and has since been sporting his face on a t-shirt. A touching story about man's closest buddy. Everyone needs such a loyal human to accompany them.
Ruffles, on the other hand, appears to be wearing a shirt with a different guy's face on it. Is this an example of misidentification? Ruffles, is that even you? This is already perplexing, and don't even get us going on the face-swap shot.
4. Armor Up
The medieval fair is every middle-school nerd's favorite day of the year, and Alex showed there this year. He's got the chainmail print, he's got the tabard, and he's even got the codpiece (not seen...).
When it comes to the scheduled lunch swap, though, things appear to have taken a turn for the worst. Alex spent the entire night last night preparing a rustic turkey leg appropriate for a knight of the kingdom, and he was given scooby snacks? Oh, please!
5. Is It A Chicken?
When you're a chicken, life is difficult. You have a little intellect and spend much of your time scratching from the never-ending corn supply at your feet. With this red herring thrown in, it may as well be The Twilight Zone!
This poor feathered creature isn't sure whether he should assault or court this gorgeous red valve. His coop cousins, on the other hand, are trying to join in on the fun as well.
6. Poor Planning
Ladies and gentlemen, The Little Engineering School That Couldn't is the winner of this year's Shoddy Design Award. Apparently, as soon as work on this monster was completed, it was declared too unstable for usage!
It's hard to believe that these weak top levels were not discovered earlier in the planning process. Perhaps they were underpaid and let the interns handle the bulk of the work on this project? In either case, it's a colossal blunder!
7. Extreme Italy
Everyone should be aware of their background, but one guy took it to the next level. His mother is Italian, his father is an extreme sports enthusiast, and he inherited the best of both sets of DNA.
Tony is finally bursting out of his shell after years of living in the company of his older brother Giuseppe. Skateboard made of spaghetti? He is receiving positive comments on the prototype. Quad-bike pizza? Jabronis has a pending patent. Switch to the teleshopping channel, compadres, the future has here.
8. Double Takes
This seductive curtain arrangement must be the double-take to end all double-takes. That poor boy scout has no idea what hit him! He was sitting in class, minding his own business, performing some community service when Hey presto!
It's impossible to say how long he stayed there, transfixed by the spectacle in front of him, but his friends were more than delighted to snap a snapshot, which will undoubtedly be used during his best man speech at his wedding years later!
9. Rough Ride
These guys were obviously dispatched by their spouses for a double daddy-daughter date and some fresh air. Regrettably, it appears that this was their first rodeo. People always claim it isn't, but everyone has to deal with a first time.
"Come on, ladies, your mom wants one of those selfies!" Jeff exclaims, entirely oblivious to the chaos developing behind him. AJ, his mate, deserves credit for catching the girls' fall. We're curious what incentive the girls will demand to stay quiet about the awful parenting!
10. Reach For The Stars
Mikey doesn't follow anyone's rules, including his own. You're just out there on your electric scooters and bicycles, thinking you're all that. Mikey thinks that's a kid's game, and don't even get him going on unicycles.
It may need five times the effort to pedal than a standard bicycle, but if your bike isn't higher than a truck, you're out of the game, kid! Viewers who are interested in Mikey's new VH1 series 'Tiny Wheels, Big Dreams' should keep a lookout for it.
11. Reverse Mermaid
This statue has a peculiar aura about it. Is it because of the webbed feet? No, that's more like a reverse mermaid situation. Is it the peach tummy? Michelangelo's David, too, had a luscious bottom. Oh, no. THE GIANT OYSTER HEAD IS THERE.
Many individuals use art to externalize their feelings or to create a dream, but please. If your ideal is a webbed-footed peachy-bummed dynamite oyster, you might want to keep that one hidden.
12. News For You
This correspondent has to be the most committed member of the staff at this media outlet. The man isn't going to allow Grandma's crocheted piece to stand in the way of your news.
Yes, somewhat to the left. That's all, Mark. Continue. See how you can still adorn your TV knowing that your newscaster will provide the day's reports regardless of what. Nothing like demanding that your entertainment cater directly to your needs.
13. Chicken Lover
I'm sure your chicken doesn't appreciate you the way these birds do. Bob was probably out dining with his birds when they ran into the local photographer.
He had to get a shot with the ladies and gents in the back row. It's all grins and clucks until breakfast when Bob insists on his eggs poached.
14. Who Says Cats Hate Water?
Cats are infamous for loathing water, especially when it comes into contact with their hair. It's as though the only water they tolerate is the sips they drink when thirsty. However, these colossal felines do not appear to hold the same aversion to water.
In fact, beneath the scorching sun, these large males appear to be having a great time in this barrel. It must get pretty hot under those thick coats, after all.
15. Deer Me
Humans and animals alike despise shifting houses. But who can blame you if you're relocating from the jungle to a beautiful estate filled with a warm, comfortable, and incredibly bouncy bed?
After all, you have a kind host, a feeding dish, and even a personal image smiling down at you while you sleep.
16. Sloth Academia
You're probably wondering how this went. In a nutshell, nothing occurs. The sloth must have sat down and wondered how to open the book. But, on the other hand, he's grinning at the camera.
In any case, he appears ecstatic on the first day. Those three-toed claws aren't going to grasp any pens, at least not conventional ones.
17. The Birds
If you find yourself stranded on a deserted island, keep in mind that sea birds are more than just food; they might be your ticket back to the real world. Just make certain that you have enough gifts for them.
They adore bread and will immediately fly over to do you homage—and, if you are persuasive enough, will possibly lend you their wings. They could even carry you to safety if there are enough of them around and you don't weigh much.
18. Headless Man
Unless it's the end of the world, you seldom see headless individuals roaming around town. For Halloween, this guy chose to leave his head at home and explore the streets.
It appears to be an adventure to be wandering around aimlessly. But what if you get intrigued about your location? How would you know where you are then? It's still a pleasurable experience, so relax a little and let go of that round head you've been carrying your entire life.
19. Tigers Are Worried
There have been a lot of tigers that have been stretchered away recently. Mr. Stripes is irritated by the increasing activity at the zoo, as well as witnessing his fellow zoomates laying motionless at the whim of humans.
He can't afford to stop working. Who knows, maybe he'll be the next person on the stretcher. We had no idea that being a tiger at the zoo required such constant vigilance on their parts!
20. Piggy-Back Ride
It's rare to see popular culture played out directly in front of your eyes. This farmer was fortunate that his pet pig was tame enough to carry him back home on its back. You're unlikely to obtain a piggyback ride from a real pig.
Take a look at how easily it carts away his prized person. Big Precious, as he's rightly known, is oblivious to his owner's weight. China is a fascinating location to live.
21. Bird or Fruit?
Birds from the tropics live up to their reputation as the "beauties of the jungle." This trio, for example, mimics many fruits that are all endemic to the tropics. They're a cute lot, but be cautious not to bite into one of them.
That would be an uncomfortably sqwaking, crunchy fruit. If these don't pique your interest, jump on the next aircraft to any tropical paradise and have a closer look at these gorgeous creatures.
22. Cactus Problems
Deserts, while being the hottest areas on the planet, seldom show their hand. If you believe that being out in the heat is the worst way to enjoy the outdoors, you are incorrect. Simply ask Brian over here.
The dude must have been trekking without a care in the world until he stumbled and got all these excruciating needle plants. Even the medics are at a loss as to how to assist him with all of the cactus.
23. Robbery Horse
What do you do when your horse wants to play a bigger role in your bank robberies? Being the getaway ride might be a tedious job, so why not give the young stallion a try?
This one showed a lot of promise and even proceeded to knock down the guard on his own. Right now, the owner must be really proud of him. Make sure to give that horse all the apples he can eat later!
24. Multi-Purpose Straw
On the surface, these straws appear to be similar, however, they serve distinct functions. The one on the left is more suited for romantic dates. It even has a heart shape that is upright.
But if romance is the last thing on your mind, the 2-in-1 setup will take your breath away—even more so if you use the identical beverages seen in the image. You'll get a real mouthful, if you know what we mean.
25. Explosive Dog
The vest denotes the puppy's work title, however, the term does not do this canine credit. She appears to be well-behaved, quiet, and obedient. Furthermore, the word "aggressive" does not adequately characterize the dog.
As a result, if it was in use, explosive may be appropriate. Otherwise, it contrasts sharply with the animal's temperament. We think the translation indicates that the dog is merely looking for explosives, but we're not positive.
26. Even Dogs Get Midlife Crises
To be here this late, he must have had a heated disagreement with the missus. It's long beyond dog bedtime, and the pub is completely empty. Buddy, on the other hand, appears to be preoccupied. He hasn't yet touched his drink.
He'd best remember to bring a bone home for his companion or all hell will break loose tonight. Or, at least, a doggie bag of some kind to preserve the peace in the house. Otherwise, he may be banished to the dog house.
27. What Is Happening?
Even by Halloween standards, these are strange outfits. The guy, for example, is like a mix between a real man and a demon-like entity. Especially with what appears to be his tongue or goatee.
His buddy, however subdued, gives credibility to his astonishing exhibition. Even the unwitting onlooker seemed surprised. We would be too if we suddenly walked into a room and were greeted by this hideous sight.
28. Got the Spoons
Except for the lack of actual instruments, this looks like the cover of a European rock band. Because he has almost all of the dinnerware in the house, the youngster must be the star of this household.
But how many hands are required to grasp that many spoons? Or is it simply a matter of how many spoons you need to eat with? Does everyone grab them and play the spoons in unison? Is it a magic trick? The world may never know.
29. Long Furby
Furby with a long neck, spooky skeleton hands, and two perfect hotdogs. There's a lot here to unpack. This snapshot was plainly retrieved from the Imgur account of a lonely college student. He wasn't invited to the party, so he threw one for himself!
'Hell is other people,' declared Jean-Paul Sartre. Switching pals for inanimate things worked for one philosophy student: there was no one to criticize his dystopian theory, no one to take his sweetheart, just him and his Furby. He'll be alone forever.
30. ATM Lines
Mister Fox's life must be difficult in the woods for him to join human laborers in the rat race (don't tell him that's what it's called; it might be offensive). This working-class fox isn't interested in dumpster diving.
At the very least, he will be able to purchase fresh sausages for the family rather than stale kitchen garbage. Perhaps he can teach the next generation about order and standing in line.
31. Complex Wiring
PC enthusiasts create some incredible gaming setups. Most of the time, cutting-edge technology is the standard. The most appreciated features are cable organization and visually appealing designs. But, on the other hand, constructing a commanding rig isn't exactly inexpensive.
To avoid the expense of enclosing his computer components, one gamer chose not to do so. It is far less expensive to suspend them from the ceiling. Just keep your fingers crossed that an earthquake does not strike your home.
32. Tired Momma Owl
These burrowing owls ventured out for some sunshine in the wrong place. Mommy owl is fed up with keeping four ravenous and inquisitive baby owls occupied.
Presenting them to the neighborhood should keep them entertained till Dad returns with some food. She can't wait to finish this work and switch tasks with her companion.
33. Crying Fowl
That is a look that screams "bloody murder." Who experienced the terrible run-in with this rooster that utterly destroyed his day? He's also certainly not in the position to crow.
The other farm animals need to wake up because this person is plotting his vengeance. It's best not to approach too near; you never know what's going on in that tiny mind.
34. Weighty Cat
This tiny guy has been resting in the same position for long enough to leave a crater in the paved driveway. He needs to keep an eye on his weight, or else relaxing may be his only option.
His serene attitude may lead people to believe he has just landed from space. The gods sent a cosmic cat with a message for this home.
35. Reach for the Stars
Being an only child is every youngster's dream. All of the love, toys, and snacks are all for you. This youngster understands the advantages of being the only child in the family.
So the individual goes to work to guarantee that the advantages continue to flow. As the little prince sees it, Daddy will swear a bit, but it will be for the greater good. The resolve on his face and the drawn-out claws indicate serious purpose.
36. If Experience Was A Man
"Now hold still, son," the barber instructs his customer. His customer trusts him, and his expertise is etched all over his face. From a safe distance, the future barber observes and marvels. Ax shaving is not the preferred way for removing facial hair.
However, if you're a lumberjack chopping wood deep in the woods, an ax is likely to be your only blade. And, because necessity develops inventiveness, an ax shaver appeared among the men.
37. Pardon Me
Buffaloes are very aggressive and represent a significant threat to other large wildlife. Few animals can compete with a large male bull. This beast, though, appears to have a soft place for little birds.
This magnificent beast donated his head to the exhausted ox-pecker. That birdie had best not get too comfy, since you never know when this guy will get into a fight. For the time being, though, this bird may relax.
38. Giant Head
Even by today's standards, dinosaurs were massive beasts. However, most people had no clue how massive these reptiles got. This juxtaposition with a full-grown guy gives you a sense of the scale.
The airborne reptile is undeniably a foe, dwarfing the guy standing next to it. We humans would perish in an instant if these monsters roamed the skies.
39. Doggy Booty
The time of love is approaching. So be prepared to treat your date to some lovely and, at times, embarrassing date events. One of them is inspecting the dog behind them.
It seems strange straight away, but this adorable pair here finds the experience intriguing. Look at how considerate these gentlemen are of the puppy's rear end. We're curious what might be so intriguing back there to pique their interest. Dinner will no longer appeal to us, but if you have the courage and are bold enough, go for it.
40. Lucky Man
If you are often late for something, make sure you don't miss your wedding. This guy received one of the closest shaves he'd ever experienced.
According to the fallen car and the bunch of cops back there, it was a rough ride before he arrived. He does not appear to have a single mark on his body, though. Furthermore, his gift remains intact. Talk about luck.
41. A Beautiful View
A couple of seats by the open sea set the setting for one of the most meaningful discussions you will ever have. Such a scenario needs nothing but the best in terms of communication. So, who would you bring with you to this location?
It has to be someone significant in your life or even in society. We're sure we'll think about some fallen world heroes to hear about their challenges back in the day. That would be a fantastic story-telling session.
42. Group Of Elvis Presleys
Everyone who chances to view this will be taken aback by what he's seen. In all seriousness, it's not every day that you witness not one, not two, but multiple Elvis Presleys in the same location.
We assume it's some kind of convention or meet-up, but we're enjoying the variety of costumes being represented in this photo. We're sure that they would be making the King proud if he was around to see it.
43. Russian Bathroom Cafe
We're not sure who had the brilliant idea to open a toilet-themed restaurant, but it appears to be doing well. In any case, inhabitants of Moscow appear to be enjoying the landscape in this unusually set up café.
Who knows, perhaps these guys prefer eating from the toilet. Whatever floats your boat, it appears to work just fine here. They even arranged the cisterns to the proper height, directly above the clients' heads—quite the ideal lavatory experience.
44. Mascot Cheerleaders
Mascots and cheering squads are seldom permitted at diplomatic discussions in geopolitics. But if only they realized how motivating these costumed dancers are among the audience. Perhaps leaders feel more inclined toward peaceful solutions when there are strange, albeit cuddly representations of women in their countries standing around.
We're certainly not ones to judge! If this is what it takes to achieve peace between countries, then we support...whatever it is that's happening here. We're just wondering: who is in those suits? Other politicians? Bodyguards? Professional mascot people?
45. Work Your Way Up
Do you know something you don't see very often in movies? In the workplace, there are evil geniuses. What, you thought Dr. Robotnik and The Red Skull got their posts right out of college? Even evil men have to start somewhere.
Darth Vader is seen supervising a Russian nuclear reactor in this rare pre-Death Star shot. His greatest successes in the post, according to his Linked In profile, included designing a high-powered death laser and revamping the HR department. In action, a real thinking leader!
46. Sincere Dedication
Winter has just arrived, and you believe you have the ideal excuse to stop working out. Don't get your hopes too high just yet, though. Even the snow does not deter fitness enthusiasts in China's Wuhan Province from getting their fix of that fantastic exercise.
Don't stress about the snow; it'll be a thing of the past after you've warmed up. This man is already in the zone. If anything, the snow inside the tires is just adding a little extra weight to his reps, ensuring that he gets the workout of a lifetime.
47. Help Meow!
It's no secret that cats despise water. Kitty, on the other hand, had nowhere else to go because her owner had determined she wouldn't spend one more day with her fleas. Fleas can and will bite humans too and can be tough to get rid of.
Baths are a great way to get rid of fleas, especially if you use the special flea soap from your vet. This cat obviously didn't understand the severity of the situation and begged the cameraperson outside to please, please, let me-owt!
48. Sweet, Sweet Victory
It feels great to pass the lead automobile. But, to round up the day, you must meet with your victim and display your flawless pass.
Call it braggadocio, but Michael knows the pass was well worth his post-race debriefing time. He likely hadn't seen Mika back there, and he'd like to the next time.
49. Poor Animals
Many individuals believe that animals are not sentient creatures. They aren't just bags of flesh and bones, though. The truth that they have live breath indicates that they are highly complicated species. We hope the cameraperson tried to offer some help to the animals depicted here.
This rat, for example, got trapped in a flood and had to seek refuge wherever he could find it. Take note of the cat in the background, who is also looking for refuge. When confronted with adversity, even people exhibit the same behavior.
50. How Big Is The Universe?
Our world is mostly characterized by superlatives. We, as humans, are simply specks in this cosmic game. Our galaxy is billions of light-years in magnitude, yet it is not the only one in the universe.
This tennis ball symbolizes the sun's miniaturized scale size next to a grain of sand, the earth's relative size, to give you a visual sense of exactly how enormous things are in space. The word "profound" hardly scratches the surface of what the realization of this truth entails.