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15 Times People Didn’t Know What Kind Of Weird Stuff They Found, But The Internet Experts Explained Everything

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It is impossible to know everything in the world. So, finding some unusual things, sometimes pretty much break heads. You can look at it anyway, and it’s not clear what is it. But now we have the Internet, which means that you can find the answer to almost any riddle.

1. Lethal, metal, ornamental comb-type thing bought in Portabello Road market many years ago

Danda86

It’s called a Miao comb that most likely originated for Indonesia or China.

Pewper
Getty Images/Kevin Frayer
Getty Images/Kevin Frayer

2. Found while hiking in the Santa Cruz mountains in California

rcookerly

it’s a part of a pendant necklace that looks like a prayer wheel.

kopa-shamsu
ebay
ebay

3. This thing appeared in a Chilean Fishing vessel while fishing at approximately 3,000 meters deep

sergiomack

Deep water coral species.

armahon

4. My mom bought this from a pawn shop thinking it looked cool and hung it at the wall

BulbasaurGod_20_

It’s a horse racing game!! Played with a deck of cards and dice. All based on dice roll probability. Super fun game! Here’s a link to the rules.

Coldside_bestside

5. My boyfriend found this in his backyard. Does it appear to be a medal of some sort? There’s nothing on the back of it.

Lilwest

Definitely a hub cap for a carriage wheel.

Quibblicous

6. Found this hidden in the ceiling of my basement with a bunch of others

jjwood84

Magic Lantern glass slide.

schuldig
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7. My MIL has had this thing for years and no one in the family can figure out what it is

chesterTHEcheese

It’s an old beekeeping tool according to google “Bees Parker’s Foundation Fastener – Wooden Beekeeping tool Circa 1800’s”

Janedough02
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8. Small terra-cotta turtle purchased at a garden center. What’s it meant to be used for?

dragonwool

Looks like a plant stand. You put 3 or 4 under a pot to allow for drainage.

dinosandhotdogs
kinsmangarden

9. What are these brightly colored string-like things that were washed up on an Australian beach?

Hoisttheflagofstars

Sea hare eggs.

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10. Cairo, Egypt museum. Some kind of tool that looks like an A

Curious-Cat-2020

That’s a level. When the plumb line rests on a mark in the crossbar, the two points of the frame are level.

PKDickman
EGYPTIAN-LEVEL

11. Found it in a river, have no clue what it is. Please help

boredmedstudent5

Colt Glass black powder flask/horn.

shockzone
myforevertreasures

12. This glass within a glass

bespokewoke

It’s an old glass for seafood, you put ice chips inside to keep the food cold.

Manu_ibarra

13. Some sort of soft, spongy thing from the ocean found on the beach

Sudo_Nymn

Pufferfish skeleton.

Goldenart121

14. Heavy metal cubes on the end of the chain with different shapes on each side of the cubes. AA battery for scale

charliebarge

Han Solo’s lucky dice.

skypos

15. Found this washed up on a beach in Massachusetts. It’s wooden and looks handcrafted

ryguy303

Wow! It looks like a Davis Quadrant or Backstaff, a navigational instrument predecessor of the sextant. Maybe you should take that to a museum, with nautical expertise.

hopscentric
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15 Times People Didn’t Know What Kind Of Weird Stuff They Found, But The Internet Experts Explained Everything
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