15+ Things That Are Actually Much Bigger Than We Could Imagine

Sometimes perspective can fool our sight and make us see things in a different way. In some cases, we are used to seeing the world from our eyes and do not really perceive the magnitude of what surrounds us, or in the case of these images, how big things can be compared to us, and how small we are in this world.

1. We all know that gorillas are really big creatures, but maybe you had not really considered the difference in size.

Image credits: Reddit/GallowBoob

Image credits: Reddit/GallowBoob

2. Have you ever encountered a moose? In the cartoons, they are very friendly, but the truth is that they are really huge.

Image credits: Twitter/@SolastaN

Image credits: Twitter/@SolastaN

3. We see so many traffic lights in the distance in our daily routine, that we have never stopped to consider the real size of these objects.

Image credits: Reddit/sverdrupian

Image credits: Reddit/sverdrupian

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4. And the traffic signs are a very similar example. We are very used to seeing them from the comfort of our car.

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Image credits: Twitter/@kaitlynhelkey

5. We know that the Great Pyramid of Giza is really big, but surely you can understand better the name if you compare it with a person.

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Image credits: Instagram/intrepidguide

6. Although we currently populate much of the world, we must not forget that there are trees that have much more time on earth.

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Image credits: Reddit/SilverTPGG

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7. And in space, there are objects much larger than we can imagine, like this comet compared to the city of Los Angeles.

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Image credits: Twitter/@boy8trusty

8. Take for example the Moon by comparing its size with that of the United States of America. We are a bit small, right?

Image credits: Reddit/Michael_Stevens

Image credits: Reddit/Michael_Stevens

9. Another example related to space, this is a representation of the number of Earth planets that would fit in our Sun.

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Image credits: Twitter/@uzayveteknoloji

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10. An example a little closer to our pocket. This is the difference between $ 10,000 in $ 100 bills, and $ 10,000 in $ 1 bills.

Image credits: Reddit/rubberducks2

Image credits: Reddit/rubberducks2

11. And speaking of numbers and the comparison between them, many people do not understand the true magnitude of a billion.

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Image credits: Twitter/@paul_franz

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12. We've all heard the story of Titanic and we've seen the movie, but today's cruise ships are a little bigger.

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Image credits: Facebook/historyallday

13. Have you ever seen the giant mining trucks? In this picture, you can compare it with a school bus to see its size. 

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Image credits: Reddit/kokywiter

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14. This beautiful and hairy creature is an adult Wombat, they live in Australia and their size is compared to their tenderness.

Image credits: Reddit/sverdrupian

Image credits: Reddit/sverdrupian

15. In this image, we can notice the enormous difference in size that exists between the wolves and the coyotes.

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Image credits: Imgur/DodderingCommandant97

16. We know that horses need a lot of air to run like they do, but their lungs are really impressive.

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Image credits: Reddit/GallowBoob

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17. We love seeing images of the Mars Curiosity rover but we have never considered how big and heavy it should be.

Image credits: Reddit/Merytz

Image credits: Reddit/Merytz

18. We would all love to be in the presence of this sculpture once and realize in person how small we are.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

19. And, if you ever wondered about its actual size, in this picture you can see Yao Ming standing next to a guy who is 7 feet tall.

Image credits: Twitter/@MarkkanenLauri

Image credits: Twitter/@MarkkanenLauri

The magnitude of the things that surround us can overwhelm us on some occasions, but they show us how imposing nature can be, how far human constructions and inventions can go, and how important it is to appreciate what we have in our hands, and how far we can go with a little ingenuity.

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