20 Fascinating Gifs That Show How Things Works

Is there any better way to explain something than through an animation or video? Nope, probably not. These animated GIFs will explain things in mere seconds — things that you may have been wondering about your whole life, or maybe things that you’ve never given much thought, but are still super interesting to know. Things like:

#1. How the face develops in the womb

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#2. How a dandelion grows

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#3. How a trumpet works

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#4. How a cheetah runs and uses its tail for stability

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#5. How a dog drinks water

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#6. How a crocodile jumps out of the water

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#7. How a violin string makes sound

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#8. How the gladiator spider hunts

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#9. How a zipper works

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#10. How the Pythagorean theorem works

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#11. How corn pops

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#12. How underwater cables are laid

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#13. How braces work over time

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#14. What happens when a slinky is dropped

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#15. How vines find support

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#16. How a sewing machine works

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#17. What happens when we swallow

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#18. How a ladybug takes off and flies

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#19. How an ant walks

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#20. How a lock and key works

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