“Found in China: edible, sweet, honeycomb-like object.”
This is what the honey of wild bees looks like. Some people call it stone honey. Under the influence of natural factors, nectar crystallizes rapidly and turns into a solid substance. Some people consider it a separate type of honey, rare and valuable among gourmets.
This was found in an old jar of juice.
This homemade juice was fermented, and it turned into vinegar. Mycoderma aceti, also known as “mother of vinegar,” was formed inside. Despite its appearance, it is absolutely harmless. It can be used for the further production of vinegar.
That is a holder for the silk napkins that noble people used to replace toilet paper. That’s why a naked butt is depicted on the other side — it shows the way the napkins should be used.
These are protective caps for pencils to keep the lead intact. They help to keep pencils perfectly sharpened.
It seems this guy has some health problems, possibly parasites. In fact, this is its usual form. It is a Garra fish — a fish from the Cyprinidae family that was discovered recently.
That’s not a tool for torture but a simple derma roller. It is used to increase the elasticity of the skin, reduce pores, and get rid of traces of acne.
The first such signs were installed near cotton factories. Due to severe working conditions, workers faced a complicated lung disease. Forced to sleep in a sitting position, they often had naps on the terraces during the day. These signs by the road warned drivers to be quiet. Now they are installed next to houses where people who need peace and quiet live — next to hospices, for example.
This strange alien is actually a nudibranch mollusk. Instead of a shell, he walks with an indecent hood on his head and eats jellyfish, crustaceans, and sponges. The black eggs on the inside are his lunch. By the way, one of his relatives looks like a rabbit.
Not all men will understand, but many men will approve of it. This is a cushion over the urinal, and you can rest your forehead on it while using the facilities.
Such a device was once used as a vegetable cutter. It allows you to quickly chop vegetables or nuts manually.
If you have a parrot, you have probably bought this item for your pet as a source of calcium. It is a cuttlebone.
It was once used for producing tooth powder, but today it is used mostly by jewelers because this bone has a very high melting temperature, and it is easy to give it the desired casting form and pour gold into it afterward.
It’s not a frog or a clown or even an elk. This is what the brain of a one-year-old sea lion looks like.
That’s the helmet of a WWI flamethrower. It was the German army that first used the flamethrower as a weapon in 1912–1915.
This is what 60-year-old Steve Hornsby saw when he was walking in a hailstorm. Transparent, jelly-like, and marble-sized objects started to fall from the sky. However, scientists say that these phenomena are called “marine invertebrate eggs” and were brought to our hero’s house on birds’ feet.
Nothing supernatural, just one of the types of fungus that resemble jelly in appearance. It prefers to “eat” rotten leaves and trees.
No spy bugs with wiretapping. Just a piece of a lid with a spout-dispenser for a jar of salt.
Despite the impressive explanation, the answer is more obvious. These are ocular prostheses that are identical to human eyes. And, yes, they are not ball-like as we are shown in movies.
This is a roach clip for pot smokers. It is sold in special tobacco stores. Today it is used to smoke marijuana.
It is a Jenny Haniver — a figure made of dried bones of rays or skates. Some time ago, sailors from Antwerp used to entertain themselves by giving out these created figures and saying they were sea demons. Some scientists even tried to solve the mystery through careful studies.
In fact, this device is used to put flour on dough or powdered sugar on a pie.
This contraption is used to make meatballs. The meat is put in the white parts. The right convex part is used to make a hollow for the filling, and the left part is for the second part of the meat.
Before the start of the previous century, women used to put their cut hair into this little pot. They used the hair later to stuff pillows or pincushions.
This is used to put corks into bottles.
A Slovenian company developed suspenders for men’s shirts. The main belt is put on the hip, and the other pieces are fixed to the ends of the shirt so that it looks perfect.
Chefs must have recognized the knife which is used to cut dough for croissants.
Actually, this is used to easily cut the pulp out of a coconut.
In the beginning of the 20th century, when a gentleman wasn’t using his gloves, he put them on this clip (which was attached to his clothes).
This is a medical clamp from the middle of the 19th century. Obstetricians used it when they were tying up the umbilical cord.
This is a knife-pusher. Kids are given it to learn how to use silverware. They use it to push food to their spoon or fork.
And this is actually a bookmark. You shouldn’t lose this one.
This is a protective glove that was sold with hair straighteners.
This is a traditional Spanish vessel for wine. People lift it by holding the upper part, and the nose is directed so that the wine goes straight into your mouth. Your lips must not touch the vessel.
This is a glass coaster that is put on a wine bottle. The middle hole is for the bottleneck, and the carvings on the sides are for the glasses.
This is some sort of a lockpick. If you find something like this, you should take additional security precautions.
This was used to “beat” laundry after washing.
This is a kind of treadmill. It is designed for people who are recovering from an injury and need something additional to hold on to when doing physical exercises.
Pizza scissors. Joey Tribbiani must have these.