The world is full of mysterious things and sometimes, we don’t even have to go to a museum to find a marvel. But simply finding it isn’t enough — it’s important to understand what this thing actually is. And the Reddit community, with the self-explanatory name “What is this thing?,” solves these everyday puzzles.
While the Bright Side team has rushed away to go looking for mysterious things on their balconies, it’s time to have a look at the findings of these internet users.
“I found this ring while doing some work in the garden. I cleaned it and saw that it doesn’t look like an ordinary ring.”
“My neighbors have placed this on their wall facing into our garden. It looks like a mix between a camera and a speaker.”
“I found this in my aunt’s treasure collection. It seems like it has something heavy and metal inside.”
“I found this inside a shoe I haven’t worn in a while. What is it?”
“My friend found this thing on the beach in New York.”
“I found this in a drawer when clearing out a bunch of old junk.”
“On the rain downspout in Prague”
“I found at a sale. No one there knew anything about its origin.”
“The hole gets smaller when I squeeze it. I found this device in the kitchen at my parents’ house.”
“Our landlord found this thing in the basement. Heavy metal. Google has no answers.”
“I found this in the sand in Australia. It’s slow moving and floats in water.”
“I found this in a coffeeshop. What is this game? How do you play it?”
“I found this thing in the forest.”
“We found it cleaning my mother-in-law’s house, and we are clueless as to what this is. It seems like it opens, but I can’t figure out how.”
“My grandmother passed away, and we were going through her memories. She stole this from Paris.”
“I found these in an envelope taped to the wall behind the refrigerator in my apartment. I live in South Korea.”
Have you ever found things that you didn’t recognize right away?