15+ Mysterious Objects That Only Internet Users Could Identify
In the past, we had to ask all our friends and acquaintances to identify a mysterious object. And there was still a chance that we wouldn’t find the right answer. Nowadays, it’s enough to take a photo of the unknown object and post it online. Dozens of experts will immediately give you the answer you’ve been looking for.
At Bright Side, we are sure that internet users know the answer to any question and that someone will be eager to help us in any puzzling situation.
“I found this stuck to my clothes after the laundromat and want to know if I should wash my clothes again.”
- LOL! I swear by these things when I go hiking in the cold. That’s a hot toe warmer. © xSaint20 / Reddit
“Spoon + bottle opener from my grandparents’ house”
- It’s for stirring and accessing your refreshments and cocktails. © notwhatyouknow / Reddit
Hand-forged tools in their own custom leather case, a foot long, square with very sharp point
- These are ornate skewers. © NoPajamasOutside / Reddit
“I found this at an antique store.”
- It looks like the front of a log holder for a fireplace. © cfreezy72 / Reddit
“This thing has about 60 twisty screws embedded into it. It has me stumped.”
- It’s for making spun sugar. © Jamdog77 / Reddit
This plastic kitchen tool looks like a slicer or juicer but there’s no cutting edge.
- It holds things while you slice them. Eggs, tomatoes, etc. © jackrats / Reddit
“I found this on my partner’s grandma’s kitchen shelf.”
- It’s an antique nutcracker. © SkallagrimHardfoot / Reddit
What is this glass object?
- Oil candle. © Igoogledyour*** / Reddit
This weird wooden kitchen tool
- It is a non-electric mixer. © Xantho083 / Reddit
“I found it in a thrift store.”
- It’s a picnic basket with bottle holders. © twoeightnine / Reddit
“I found a silver spoon in some old moving boxes.”
- It’s a server for any small fish in a sauce or oil — sardines, anchovies, etc. © ClementineCoda / Reddit
What is this thing? It has 2 holes.
- It’s a hamburger press. © wgmax / Reddit
A hand-squeezed kitchen tool made of metal.
- It’s for squeezing citrus. © brock_lee / Reddit
What is this wooden item?
- It’s an easel! It would have had a horizontal shelf piece that could slide up or down the long slit down the middle. © CryptographerWide247 / Reddit
“I found this in an old house. It’s made out of metal with a hook at the bottom and what looks like a hanger on the top.”
- It’s a clockwork spit turner for a fireplace. © sawyouoverthere / Reddit
What is this thing?
- I’m pretty sure it’s a pair of spaghetti tongs. © Altoid_10 / Reddit
An old heavy key with “Good health” engraved
- It’s obvious. It’s the key to good health. © mabutosays / Reddit
- These “motivational knick-knacks” have been a thing for generations. My grandmother had a set of fridge magnets like this. © Beard_o_Bees / Reddit
“When found, it was the size of a marble, now it’s the size of a pea, but still a perfect sphere.”
- LOL! It’s a toy for kids — little water-filled marbles that dehydrate into tiny balls. © diegothengineer / Reddit
“Someone gave my father-in-law this hammer, and he can’t understand what it’s for.”
- It’s a meat tenderizer. You hammer it with that. I have one from my grandma’s kitchen. © my_psychic_powers / Reddit
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