You never knew what the insides of these 15 things looked like

the insides of a zippo lighter
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Man is curious. It’s mostly our curiosity that helped us achieve so much and also our curiosity that made us fail so greatly. Even so, there are things in our life that we use, things that we think of as “common” and still we don’t know how they work or what they look like on the inside. We use tools in our daily life that we can’t really explain how they actually work. This is because the level of technology has increased so much, that we only learn how to use these things, but not how they work. This is why they’ve got television programs that give you a little insight into the making of cars, sheets of paper, phones, tablets, even toothpaste.

What we have here is a selection of 15 pictures that show what some of the most common things in our lives, like windows, zippo lighters, golf balls or camera lenses really look like if sliced in half. The pictures need a little bit of explanation, but we’re sure you can Wikipedia that for yourself. They look amazing though and it will make you appreciate the simple action of taking a photo when you’ll see all the intricacies that a camera lenses implies.

1.If you were to x-ray the foot of an elephant it would look something like this

the insides of an elephant foot

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2. Cut the back of a Boeing 727 in half and it will look something like this

the insides of a Boeing

3. Taking a photo doesn’t impress you anymore, but this might

the insides of a camera lenses

4. The insides of a golf ball. What a sight!

the insides of a golf ball

5. Yes, this is what safety looks like! The insides of a bridge

the insides of a concrete bridge

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6. The insides of a human living tooth. Pretty impressive, right?

the insides of a human tooth

7. Cut a helmet in half and this is what you’re going to get

the insides of a helmet

8. A pine cone cut through

the insides of a pine cone

9. Have you ever thought that your iPad case could be made from old toothpaste boxes?

the insides of an ipad case

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10. The insides of a lock. Quite complicated, don’t you think?

the insides of a lock

11. A ship and its many intricacies

the insides of a ship

12. The insides of a rose

the insides of a rose

13. This is how the window strives to keep you warm

the insides of a window

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14. The insides of a toilet look surprisingly complicated

the insides of a toilet

15. The insides of a zippo lighter are…so basic. Don’t you think?

the insides of a zippo lighter

Source: onedio


About Ana Maria: Ana Maria is an editor for The Awesome Daily publishing articles about anything that is interesting and awesome! Ana has many years of experience both as a content writer and editor in various popular online magazines.