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50 Comparison Pics That’ll Turn Your Brain Inside Out

How fun is it to see pictures of divers swimming with giant whales? The huge size difference is thrilling. It’s all about perspective.

When I was little, I grew up in a loft. The ceiling, which, granted was high, seemed a mile away to me. Now, seeing lofts, I realize they just seemed that way because I was so very small.

Here are 50 really cool comparison pictures that show comparisons between locations, sizes, species, lighting, you name it. Prepare to have your mind blown.

1. A candle burning on Earth compared to a candle burning in microgravity on the International Space Station.

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2. The Rock (6’4″ and 260 pounds) with NBA players Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal.

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3. No flash vs. flash.

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4. Elephant foot compared to human foot.

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5. Size comparison: Titanic vs. modern ship.

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6. A tiny reporter comparing hands with an NBA player.

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7. LED street lamp vs. traditional street lamp.

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8. Michelin’s biggest tire vs. their smallest tire.

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9. “Life in Utah. Yesterday vs. today.”

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10. These two customers are having two very different Valentine’s nights. Whiskey and 12-piece fried chicken vs. pink cupcakes and tulips.

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11. The difference between a McDonald’s small and a McDonald’s medium orange.

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12. Russia and Bangladesh’s sizes compared to their population.

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13. “Crazy weather In Lumberton: 3rd of September vs. 8th of December.”

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14. A T. Rex foot vs. an emu foot.

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15. Data comparison: 1995 138.24 MB vs. 2018 128 GB.

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16. Girls’ Life vs. Boys’ Life.

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17. Headshots that cost $10 vs. ones that cost $25.

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18. Polar bear paw vs. human hands.

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19. “Sennheiser vs. Beats headphones after being subjected to comparable activities and length of use.”

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20. “My friend’s first day of freshman year vs. last.”

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21. “The difference that two days can make in Minnesota.”

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22. The first three Game of Thrones books vs. the same books in Braille.

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23. Berlin vs. Berlin.

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24. “The difference in lighting between my sister’s room vs. my room at the exact same time of day.”

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25. The same building, one week later.

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26. “I did a half face comparison of myself and my daughter today, it’s kind of freaky.”

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27. “Four paintings of the same sunflower by each of my four children, all painted at the same age of 5.”

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28. The Arctic 103 years ago compared to today.

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29. First day of primary school vs. last day of teacher training.

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30. On the way to the lake vs. on the way home from the lake.

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31. Moms vs. dads. Lol.

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32. “When I was looking through my photos, I realized I unknowingly took two pictures of the same bull, 5 years apart, at a ranch I visit in Texas.”

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33. The difference between 31 and 21 (in the background).

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34. 1990 vs. 2018.

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35. The beginning of a nap vs. full sleep mode.

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36. Liquor store parking lot vs. laser eye surgery parking lot.

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37. “Caught someone else’s camera flash when taking this photo of snow falling at Ginzan Onsen.”

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38. The ceiling tiles in the Da Nang Airport smoking section vs. non-smoking section. Ugh.

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39. A modern tomato vs. one grown from 150-year-old seeds.

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40. The Papal thrones of Benedict XVI and Francis, side by side.

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41. This mammoth truck vs. a school bus.

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42. 98% wolf vs. 40% wolf.

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43. The same street, 71 years apart.

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44. Nova Scotia tides from the same deck, 12 hours apart.

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45. The price of 12 pieces of chalk at Target vs. at a college bookstore.

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46. Basketball players vs. cheerleaders.

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47. What humans see vs. what birds see.

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48. “My dad and I are a great reminder that genetics aren’t an exact science.”

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49. “Michigan: the view at 9 a.m. vs. 11 a.m.”

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50. Obama’s first State of the Union vs. his last.

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