Sometimes, the reality is stranger than fiction. Other times, reality straight-up seems like fiction. We’re not talking about magic and mermaids and knights in shining armor—we’re talking about the strangest little-known things on the planet.
A 1,500-year-old plant, an island full of adoptable dogs, even a machine that prints brick roads. Yes, the world is full of amazing, astonishing, truly incredible things you never knew existed.
Herein, we’ve rounded up our 20 favorites that will make your head spin.