Internet Finds·Posted on Jul 19, 2023I'm An Incredibly Dumb Man, So My Mind Was Completely Blown After Seeing These 19 Absolutely Fascinating Pictures For The Very First Time Last WeekYou're gonna want to check them out.by Dave StoperaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. This is what New York City's Central Park looked like during the Great Depression: Bettmann This picture, captured in 1933, showcases a range of "Hoovervilles," makeshift settlements created by the unemployed and named after President Herbert Hoover. 2. This is what's underneath a fire hydrant: u/drawkward79 / Via reddit.com I mean, it makes sense...but still. Weird, wild stuff. 3. This is what Antarctica looks like from space: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio / The Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC) Read more about how this image was made here. 4. Emu eggs look like something out of Game of Thrones: u/agugum / Via reddit.com Shoutout to emus. 5. In 1918, a suffragette offered the following advice “to young ladies” on marriage: lithub.com Definitely some valuable advice in there. 6. This is a picture of the first-ever international tennis match at Wimbledon in 1883: Hulton Archive / Getty Images William and Ernest Renshaw of England defeated Clarence M. Clark and J.S. Clark of the USA in the match. 7. A pair of giant panda twins were born last week in South Korea: Xinhua / Alamy Stock Photo It's the country's first-ever set of panda twins. 8. Here's a closer look at them: Xinhua / Alamy Stock Photo Now, that's what's up. 9. The words added to the dictionary in 1900 are an absolute doozy: u/sean-not-seen / Via reddit.com "Aeroplane," "taxi," and "loganberry." Some big ones in there. 10. The world's oldest diving suit is absolutely terrifying: u/wstd / Via reddit.com Looks sort of like a friendly pink starfish you might know. An evil, scary starfish. 11. This is what the world's first domestic vacuum cleaner looked like in 1906: BTEU/Tekniska / Alamy Stock Photo It looks like you'd need railroad tracks to move that thing. 12. This is Venus the bulldog, the official mascot of the HMS Vansittart, a World War II destroyer in the Royal Navy: IWM / Imperial War Museums via Getty Images Folks, do we stan Venus the bulldog? 13. This is what an X-ray of a pregnant dog looks like: Stefani / Stockimo / Alamy Stock Photo A comforting thought. 14. This is what the inside of a bungee cord looks like: u/-burntoast- / Via reddit.com This does not make me feel good. 15. This is Joseph C. Gayetty, the man who invented commercial toilet paper: Historic Collection / Alamy Stock Photo Now, I know we stan Joey G. 16. It's worth noting that toilet paper from that era looked very, very uncomfortable: reddit.com It fact, it would often give your rear end SPLINTERS. 17. This is what cinnamon looks like fresh off the tree: u/afnas / Via reddit.com I wish to chomp it. 18. This is what years and years of layers of graffiti looks like: u/Embarrassed_Yak4566 / Via reddit.com 19. And finally, there are avocados out there that just might be the most beautiful thing I've ever seen: u/stalwart_rabbit / Via reddit.com Glorious.