The 60 Most Surprising Photos Of 2013

Published December 16, 2013
Updated February 12, 2018

Popes Francis Benedict

The two most recent popes meet at Italy’s Castel Gandolfo.

Surprising Photos Robot

Rex, the world’s first bionic man is featured at London’s Science Museum. Equipped with a functional artificial circulatory system and blood, the humanoid can be yours for $1 million.

Russian Children

Russian children in Krasnoyark pour cold water onto themselves even as the temperature is -9.4 degrees Fahrenheit.

Surprising Photos Shaving

A woman in Cambodia has her head shaved to commemorate the passing of King Sihanouk.

Surprising Photos Shark In Shark

Demonstrating the food chain in one snap, a group of students at the University of Delaware reeled in a female sand shark only to discover a dogfish inside of it.

Surprising Photos Surfing

American Garrett McNamara rides a wave in Nazare, Portugal.

Surprising Photos Tents Mountains

Over 15,000 campers took to the 2013 International I Camping Festival in Jiangxi province’s Pingxiang.

Boehner Child

John Boehner showcases some uncharacteristic warmth when tickling John Griffin III, the son of US Representative Tim Griffin following a vote on border safety and security.

Surprising Photos Wheelchair Dog

Abayed, the dog featured here, was shot last year and immediately became paralyzed. Now, the herding dog sports a wheel walking aid so that he doesn’t have to sacrifice his time outdoors.

Tires Trees

A tree edges its way through several thousands of used tires at a French recycling center.

All photos come courtesy of Time Magazine. And if you enjoyed the photographs above, be sure to see the 50 most popular All That Is Interesting pictures and amazing photographs of abandoned Detroit!

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