30 GIFs That Explain The World Around Us

Convening the best aspects of photo and video into one pith and movement-filled entity, the GIF is the Internet’s wunderkind. While arguments have arisen about its pronunciation, everyone can agree that they do a fine job of entertaining and informing an audience whose mobile lifestyles demand that content be quick, to the point and easy to absorb. Enjoy these thirty fantastic GIFs that explain the world around us:

How The Human Face Forms In The Womb

GIFs Human Face Forming

Formed both by intramembranous and endochondral ossification, it’s in a woman’s first trimester that the fetus’ skull is most susceptible to developing skull deformities.

The History Of US States And Territories In Maps

GIFs History Of US

An elementary school student’s dream come true: all of the information on the competing interests within the United States–minus the stuffy history books.

How The Easter Island Moai Statues Might Have Been Transported

GIFs Easter Island Transport

The Polynesian statues have boggled minds for centuries–both in terms of size and the technical prowess of those responsible for moving them. One possible explanation for how they may have been transported may be seen above.

How Macaroni Is Made

GIFs How Macaroni Is Made

How Keys Work

GIFs How Keys Work

The History Of Religious Conquests

GIFs Religion Conquests

Here, the history of the world’s predominant religions present themselves in their most engaging form yet.

Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. A graduate student in New York, Savannah enjoys all things musical and political.
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