10+ Incredible Pics That Will Make You Look Twice To Understand What You are Seeing

Ever walked down the street and thought you saw one thing but looked twice and realized it was actually a completely different thing? You’re not alone!

Below, Bored Panda has put together a list of things that look like other things. From a cemetery that looks like a cityscape to a cloud that looks like a breaking wave – all of these optical illusions will make you look twice! Keep on scrolling to check them out and don’t forget to vote for your favorites.

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Action Figures Come To Life In Stunning Images By Japanese Photographer

Japanese photographer Hot.kenobi plays with his action toys and uses photography to tell their entertaining stories. Osaka-based Hot.kenobi creates a universe where box office rivals DC and Marvel comics (sometimes Disney’s Star Wars as well) not only battle each other, but also have some fun in both surreal and everyday situations. Most of his compositions are explosive and feature a lot of movement, perfectly supplemented by special effects and a healthy dose of humor.

Whether it’s Hulk smashing a can of soda, or Spiderman trying to ‘play’ Captain America’s shield on a CD player, these images bring the colorful personalities of unlikely friends and foes.

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Guy Collects 35 Bags Of Microplastics On The Beach In Just One Day, Turns It Into Art

Back in April, Rob Arnold from Rame Peninsula Beach Care team went for a regular stroll on the usually beautiful Tregantle beach, UK, but instead of calming scenery, he found a blanket of microplastics covering the whole shoreline.

“I am fairly used to it as I have been doing it for four years, but the way it was this time was a shock to me, it was desperate,” Rob told Cornwall Live. “I really felt it had gone too far and it may be too late to clean it up, but I thought we may as well try. It was like the ocean had vomited it out and presented it to us and I felt it was our duty to clean it up.”

So Rob started cleaning, and with the help of local volunteers, he managed to scavenge around 35 bags of trash, among which he found a battalion of plastic toy soldiers, a collection of LEGO diving tanks and flippers, and many many more random artifacts, most of which are made out of plastic.

But when Rob is done picking all that stuff off the beach, it doesn’t simply end there. To make the problem of trashing our oceans more visible, he turns the rubbish he finds into art that you can now witness in an exhibition in Liskeard Museum. It’s a part of The Plastic Age exhibition, which also features contributions from Tracey Williams of Lego Lost at Sea, Michelle Costello of Smartie Lids on the Beach and Louise Slee of Tregantle Beach Treasures, Trinkets and Trash.

That’s what Rob Arnold found while visiting the usually beautiful Tregantle beach

A blanket of microplastics covering the shoreline

So Rob and a group of volunteers started cleaning…

And in one day they managed to scavenge 35 bags of trash

“I am fairly used to it as I have been doing it for four years, but the way it was this time was a shock to me, it was desperate”

Among the trash, Rob found all kinds of stuff, most of which was plastic

Like a battalion of toy soldiers

And a collection of LEGO diving flippers

All of which get a new life in Rob’s hands, who is also a local artist on the side

Who turns the trash found on the beaches into artistic sculptures

Which are now being exposed in the Plastic Age exposition at Liskeard Museum

Read more: http://www.boredpanda.com/plastic-washed-ashore-tregantle-beach-trash-rob-arnold/

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Seal Finds Toy Version Of Itself, Cant Stop Hugging It

If there’s anything cuter than a seal, it’s a seal with a plush version of itself! This adorable animal at Mombetsu Land, an attraction in Japan’s Hokkaido district, got a special present from the zoo staff – a plushie that looks just like the ‘mini me’ version of the seal.

Clearly, the seal got smitten with the toy, as he couldn’t stop hugging it, riding it on the back, and squeezing the toy to its heart. We wonder if the seal thinks the toy is its baby. One thing is for sure – this is cuteness overload.

This adorable animal at Mombetsu Land, an attraction park in Japan, got a special present from the zoo staff

A plushie that looks just like the ‘mini me’ version of the seal!

The seal couldn’t stop hugging it, riding it on the back, and squeezing the toy to its heart

Read more: http://www.boredpanda.com/seal-cuddles-plush-toy/

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We do have Seals in our Schleich Collection.

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