Have you ever seen a hotel exclusively for bugs? What about some fairy doors or sea pansies? Internet users shared their most unusual finds online — some of them are surprising while others make you want to ask questions to figure out exactly what they’re for.
GIGGAG gathered several photos of curious finds that easily prove that wonderful things are right under our noses.
This weird installation is actually a bug hotel. Different useful bugs and insects can settle in there like ladybugs, butterflies and lacewing flies.
There’s a fossilized trilobite in this stone.
These are sea pineapples. People usually describe their taste as rubber soaked in ammonia. However, there are connoisseurs of such sea “fruit” that love to eat it with sake.
Doors glued to trees are called fairy doors. There’s a small room behind the door so that people can leave a note or a present for a fairy.
This is a closed trailer used to carry gliders (unmanned aerial vehicles).
This is an erhu — an old Chinese musical instrument with 2 metal strings.
It’s a display for miniature letter openers.
It’s a forbidden ore dock. The structure was used for convenient ore loading for ships.
It’s a pocket decipher device used during World War II. During the 1930s a similar crypto machine, Le Sphinx, was designed in France.
It’s a Chinese national toy called “Four Happiness Boys”. It symbolizes 4 types of happiness put together: rain after a long drought, a wedding night, passing the imperial exams, and running into a friend in a far away place.