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Quiz: Real Life Or Miniature Model?

Sometimes it's hard to tell thanks to tilt-shift, a photo technique that makes big things look small. See if you can figure out how many photos are from real life and how many are from Datalandia, the small town saved by big data.

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  1. 1. Actual Aircraft or Pint-sized Plane?

    Actual aircraft--this plane is real.
    Pint-sized--this plane is fake.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This airplane is FAKE. You'd have a hard time fitting into it.

    This airplane is FAKE. You'd have a hard time fitting into it.
    Via miniatur-wunderland.de
  2. 2. All aboard or all fake?

    All aboard--these trains are definitely real.
    All fake--no way these trains are real.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These trains are REAL. They deliver freight all over Britain.

    These trains are REAL. They deliver freight all over Britain.
    Don Davison / Via Flickr: 22541812@N03
  3. 3. Prepare for takeoff or prepare for toddlers?

    Takeoff--this is a real airport.
    Toddlers--this is not a real airport.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This airport is FAKE. The tiny residents of Datalandia use it to catch flights out of town.

    Via miniatur-wunderland.de
  4. 4. Breaking ground or breaking plastic?

    Breaking ground--these bulldozers are real.
    Breaking plastic--these bulldozers are fake.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These bulldozers are REAL. You couldn't pick them up with your hands.

    These bulldozers are REAL. You couldn't pick them up with your hands.
    Roger4366 / Via Flickr: 24736216@N07
  5. 5. Downtown or diorama?

    Downtown--this is a real city.
    Diorama--this is not a real city.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This city is FAKE. But that doesn't mean its residents don't have real problems, like aliens and sexy vampires.

    Via miniatur-wunderland.de
  6. 6. Real ride or real toy?

    Ride--this is a real ferris wheel.
    Toy--this ferris wheel is fake.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This ferris wheel is FAKE. You must be at least 4" tall to enter.

    This ferris wheel is FAKE. You must be at least 4" tall to enter.
    Via miniatur-wunderland.de
  7. 7. Mansion or miniature?

    Mansion--this house is real.
    Miniature--this house is not real.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This house is REAL. Real people live there.

    This house is REAL. Real people live there.
    t0mweb / Via Flickr: 64540931@N06
  8. 8. True terminal or true model?

    True terminal--this is real.
    True model--this is fake.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This bus terminal is REAL. The rain gives it away.

    This bus terminal is REAL. The rain gives it away.
    David Rynde / Via Flickr: 54948250@N07
  9. 9. Center for doctors or center for ants?

    Doctors--this is a real hospital.
    Ants--this is not a real hospital.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This hospital is REAL. Although, those babies are still really tiny.

    This hospital is REAL. Although, those babies are still really tiny.
    Dave Herholz / Via Flickr: dherholz
  10. 10. Football or Foosball?

    Football--this is a real stadium
    Fooseball--this stadium is fake.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This stadium is FAKE.

    Regardless, it's pretty good for dealing with sexy vampire overpopulation. No, really. It's a serious problem.

    This stadium is FAKE.
    Via miniatur-wunderland.de
  11. 11. True tracks or tiny trains?

    True tracks--this train station is real.
    Tiny trains: this train station is not real.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This train station is FAKE. You can't see him, but the miniature conductor is adorable.

    This train station is FAKE. You can't see him, but the miniature conductor is adorable.
    Via miniatur-wunderland.de
  12. 12. Wind powered or glue powered?

    Wind powered--these wind turbines are real.
    Glue powered--these wind turbines are not real.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These wind turbines are REAL. They're huge.

    These wind turbines are REAL. They're huge.

Quiz: Real Life Or Miniature Model?

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