19 Mind-Boggling Photos That'll Have You Saying "Wait, That's Actually A Thing?"

    Real eyes, realize, real lies.

    You learn something new everyday...especially if you regularly peruse r/mildlyinteresting. Here are 19 photos that made me say, "Wow, I did not know that could happen:"

    1. "My water bottle shrank after putting it in the dishwasher."

    skinny water bottle after being shrunk

    2. "My phone sees orange coals as purple."

    Pork chops in a skillet, a pot of milk, and side dishes of peas and carrots cooking on a stove

    3. "An emotional support Highland cow."

    Person holding a leash of an emotional support animal that's a small cow

    4. "I bought an energy drink online and they sent me a bag full of hair."

    Hand holding a thank-you card and a bag with a single strand of hair from the Orka founders

    5. "The door knob is higher at the doctor’s office to prevent kids from escaping."

    6. "My TPN (nutrition pumped into my heart) has olive oil and egg in it."

    closeup of the bag in the hospital

    7. "My dog's extra long whisker."

    Siberian Husky puppy asleep on a chair with a hand pulling on a really long whisker to show how long it is

    8. "This rectangular reaction to a mosquito bite on my leg."

    9. "Canadian cigarettes now have warnings on each individual cigarette."

    10. "The robot barista at my work can print any image into the foam."

    Hand holding a phone displaying a cat, next to a coffee with a similar cat face pattern on foam

    11. "The cafe I went to puts a teddy bear espresso ice cube into their iced lattes."

    Gummy bears arranged atop a cold coffee, creating a whimsical bear sculpture

    12. "Whoever made my hair clip didn't notice the fly in the acrylic."

    tie dye hair clip with a fly glazed into it

    13. "My library has a section for teens only."

    Sign indicating a space reserved for teens, thanking non-teens for respecting this

    14. "Opium poppy plant growing wild in downtown London."

    A plant with large leaves and bulb-like structures among greenery

    15. "My Irish pub in Germany has a designated sink for vomiting."

    A restroom with a humorous sign "GUINNESS RECYCLING" pointing to a throwup sink

    16. "Saw a digital license plate the other day."

    Rear view of a Land Rover Defender at a traffic stop with personalized plate "KHI LAX"

    17. "My veins spell out 'YO.'"

    Person's raised hand showing a protruding vein

    18. "The female restrooms in this office require an access code."

    the gendered bathrooms in the hallway with a code lock on the women's door

    19. And finally, "In the UK we have beans and sausage pizza."

    Heinz Beanz and Sausage Pizza packaging, showing the product with visible beans and sausage slices