When we think about x-ray technology, we picture it being put to use in practical ways. We visualize images of broken bones, be it a leg or a pinky finger, and then our minds begin to wander. We don’t think about the variety of things x-ray technology can show, or the way that normal events can be turned into extraordinary, beautiful images when viewed through the lens of x-ray technology. Check out some of these eye-opening videos below, which depict a number of different ordinary and extraordinary scenarios seen through, for lack of a better phrase, x-ray vision.

Like this man playing the trumpet.

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Or this stunt artist slipping a hook through his nose and out of his mouth.

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Or this x-ray of a dog drinking water.

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