As humans we tend to be obsessed with things that are big. Whether it’s a car, a house, or a bank account it seems that the bigger the better. Today, however, we’re going to take a look at things that aren’t very big at all. In fact, some are so small that they only exist in theory. So, whether it’s a miniature teddy bear or a hypothetical subatomic particle, these are the 25 smallest things in the universe.
The SwissMiniGun is no bigger than a key but is capable of firing tiny bullets at over 270mph. That’s more than enough to kill at close range.
Standing at just 2 ft 9 in. Aditya “Romeo” Dev of India is the world’s smallest bodybuilder according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
Also known as the dwarf lizard, the Jaragua Sphaero is the world’s smallest lizard and is typically found in Jaragua National Park in the Dominican Republic.
Weighing only 150 lbs the Peel 50 is the smallest car ever approved for street use.
Weighing less than a newborn, Einstein is the world’s smallest horse that isn’t affected by dwarfism.
Labeled by UNESCO as the smallest school in the world, Kalou School in Iran has a total population of 4 not including soldier turned teacher Abdol-Mohammad Sherani.
Created Wu Ruishen the smallest teapot in the world weighs in at only 1.4 grams.
Sark Prison, found on the Channel Islands was built in 1856 and only had room for 2 prisoners which sometimes made for some extremely crowded conditions.
Native to the tropical rain forests of South America, the pygmy marmoset tops out at a weight of only 4 ounces.
Abbreviated WSPS, the World’s Smallest Postal Service in San Francisco transcribes your mail into a miniature version before sending it.
The Poison Dart Frog is the most poisonous amphibian on the planet and can only be found on the western slopes of the Andes Mountains in Ecuador.
Named Tumbleweed, the smallest house in the world was constructed by Jay Shafer of San Franciso and is smaller than some people’s closets.
Weighing in at only 1 pound and barely bigger than a coke can, Tiny Pinnochio is considered to be the world’s smallest dog.
Mills End Park in Portland, Oregon is the world’s smallest park at barely 2 feet across. Don’t let that fool you though. It comes complete with a swimming pool for butterflies, a miniature ferris wheel, and statues.
Recently discovered in an acidic Indonesian peat swamp, females of the Paedocypris progenetica, a member of the carp family, only grow to be 7.9 mm long.