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Disappointing photos show how small Mount Rushmore is in real life

Mount Rushmore is one of the most famous monuments in the US, typically attracting 3 million people a year. But the South Dakota sculpture depicting former presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln doesn’t always live up to expectations. In real life, the monument appears much smaller […]
Disappointing photos show how small Mount Rushmore is in real life
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14 photos show optical illusions that are disappointing in real life

Some naturally-occurring optical illusions require standing at a particular angle or visiting at a certain time to work. Others are just tired cliches, like taking a photo appearing to hold up the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy. These 14 photos show that expectations don’t always match reality. Visit Insider’s […]
14 photos show optical illusions that are disappointing in real life
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Disappointing photos show what vacationing in Hawaii is really like

Hawaii is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places on the planet. But no place is perfect, not even the Aloha State. There’s an extreme amount of traffic in Honolulu, and the affordable hotels can be less than ideal. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. When planning your […]
Disappointing photos show what vacationing in Hawaii is really like
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Disappointing photos of the Kentucky Derby

The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby will take place on May 4 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. While many people think it’s a classy affair filled with fancy dresses, huge hats, and mint juleps, the reality is a bit rowdier. There are over 150,000 people at the race […]
Disappointing photos of the Kentucky Derby
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Disappointing photos show what all-inclusive resorts look like in real life

All-inclusive resorts started opening in the 1950s and promise accommodations and meals for a flat rate. While some resorts do provide complimentary luxury services, others can include crowded buffets, long wait lines, and frustrating hidden fees. Oftentimes, it is cheaper to pay as you go, though many vacationers find that […]
Disappointing photos show what all-inclusive resorts look like in real life
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Disappointing photos show what vacationing in Cancún is really like

Cancún, Mexico, is a popular traveldestination. 10.6 million people visited Cancún in the first quarter of 2018. But some visitors say the vacation destination has some serious downsides, including pollution and crowds of rowdy college students. From white sand beaches to clear blue water, there are plenty of photos out […]
Disappointing photos show what vacationing in Cancún is really like
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53 disappointing photos that show what famous art is really like

From iconic paintings in the Louvre to fan-favourite sculptures in New York City, notable artwork can be found all across the globe. But while famous art often looks stunning in photographs, it doesn’t always look the same in real life. We’ve rounded up 53 disappointing photos that show what famous […]
53 disappointing photos that show what famous art is really like
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Disappointing photos show what flying first class is really like

Despite its reputation, flyingfirst class isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. Advertisements for first-class accommodations – and even our own imaginations – can look vastly different from the true experience. Take a look at what the full experience of flying first-class – from check-in to the exclusive lounges […]
Disappointing photos show what flying first class is really like
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Disappointing photos show what it’s really like to go on a safari

Safaris may look like remote wilderness adventures in photos, but they can be full of tourists. Sometimes, animals get a little too close for comfort, while others may be less exotic than expected. Going on a safari is about embracing the unknown and appreciating the beauty of wildlife. Even when […]
Disappointing photos show what it’s really like to go on a safari
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Disappointing photos that show what royal life is really like

It’s easy to assume that life as a royal is made up of big, glamorous weddings,famous friends, and expensive outfits. But, if you look closely, there’s a lot more to it. From having your most embarrassing moments caught on camera to being expected to show up to events even when […]
Disappointing photos that show what royal life is really like