‘What Is This Thing’ Identify Objects People Have But Have No Idea About Them

21. Weird Metal Part That Comes In A Matchbox Every Once In A While

Answer: It’s an extension for lighting candles

22. What Is This? White Particles On Back Of TV. Found No Where Else In Home, Not Even On Surrounding Furniture/Wall. Cleans Off But Reappears After A Few Weeks.

Answer: fire retardant reacting with the environment. This white powder is not harmful nor is it mold. We have had a few cases and have found it is the fire retardant interacting with the environment. In most instances all that is needed to correct this is a damp cloth, but in the case the white spots do come back we have a tech come out and replace the back cabinet.

23. Near Agate, Utah. My Dad And I Came Across This On Google Maps Today But No Search On Google Gave Me An Answer

Answer: These have to be evaporation ponds near some sort of mineral mine.

24. My Mother Says This Cast Iron Thing Is For Pouring Oil, But My Grandmother Says She’s Wrong And Can’t Remember What It’s For. Help?

Answer: This thing is used to melt down lead to cast new bullets.

25. This Was Found With Old Tools. Doesn’t Seem To Attach To Anything. It Can Lock In Place And The Middle Bit Turns Round, Unravelling Two Straps Of Fabric. I’m Stumped!

weird thingsAnswer: It’s for carrying books.

26. What Is This Thing: Some Beach Sand In Ecuador Is Magnetic

Answer: Ironsand, also known as iron-sand or iron sand, is a type of sand with heavy concentrations of iron. It is typically dark grey or blackish in colour.

27. Found At Antique Shop. Think It Might Be Some Sort Of Food Server. But Really No Idea What This Is!

weird thingsAnswer: bun warmer

28. Inherited This Ornate Large… Pendant? Wall Decoration?

Answer: It may be Tibetan. They often wear their wealth on their clothing. This could be an ornament of that sort.
At first I thought the animals on the front looked kind of Chinese, but when I saw the mountains on the back, the style came together as Tibetan.

29. Metallic Ring With Central Slider And Numbers Engraved. Details In Comments

Answer: Sundial pendant. In the XVIII century the monks invented in the forests of Prussia, this small and handy, portable sundial, which indicates the time corresponding to the height of the sun.

30. Found This Tiny Book With No Cover And Has These Weird Text In It

Answer: Handbook of Royal Arch Masonry, Guide for Chapter Officers