22 Facts That Reveal a Stranger World Than You Knew

The world is a stranger, more beautiful place than you could ever imagine.

#22. Bioluminescent phytoplankton can create a beautiful blue glow when they are washed to shore as in this picture taken in Dongying, Shandong Province, China.


#21. There is a lake in Senegal that turns entirely pink due to the light-absorbing algae it contains.


#20. The Zhangye Danxia Landform in Gansu, China, is formed out of colored rocks resulting from red sandstone and deposits of minerals building up over the course of 24 million years.


#19. A blue whale’s heart is as large as a small car, with some arteries large enough for a human to swim through.


#18. Some of the largest natural crystals ever discovered were formed by hydrothermal fluids in the “Cave of Crystals” below the Naica Mine in Mexico.