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While some are trying in every possible way to escape from knowledge, others are only looking for an excuse to learn something new. Since you are reading this, it means that you are definitely one of the latter. Sometimes, to find something interesting, you don't have to go far, just look around your grandmother's closet or the basement of your house. All the curious gizmos that can be found there have only one problem - sometimes it is difficult to understand what it is. With such questions, users often contact the What is this thing community on Reddit, where other users, whenever possible, try to tell about the origin of a particular find. We have again put together a collection of fascinating questions and answers for our beloved inquisitive readers, and we hope you miss your new knowledge

 

Question: What are these liquid vests worn by Olympic sailing athletes for? They featured Dutch athletes Annemik Beckering and Annette Duez during a post-race interview. "

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Answer: "These are cooling vests." These vests were

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first talked about in 2020, when they were worn by nurses who were forced to wear poorly ventilated clothes during the pandemic, suffering from the heat. These same vests allow athletes to carry the Summer Olympics more comfortably and not overheat 死

 

Question: What is this thing on the bar at my work? Made of metal, hollow inside "

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Answer: This is an old-fashioned bottle opener on the bar. I saw a lot of these in old pubs.

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There is a special part behind the metal contraption, which is intended for opening bottles. Usually, after opening, the cork falls into a special container, although there may be an ordinary trash can below 宋

 

 

Question: A small curly spoon with a hole in the bottom. I think this is some kind of kitchen utensil, but I have no idea what it is. Help!"

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Answer: "This is a fancy melon"

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scoop.Works like an ice cream spoon.

 

Q: My partner went to a yard sale and came back with an old can full of these things. Hard metal, measuring spoon for scale "

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Answer: "This is a fastener for curtains that do not have special slots or loops" The

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sharp part goes through the curtain fabric, like a safety pin, and the other clings to the rings 孚

 

 

Question: There is a microchip in my new bra, which I bought on the Internet. In my opinion, it is fake, but I cannot determine exactly what it is and why it was inside. "

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Answer: This is something of the" healing "things of the modern world. From the category of magnetic bracelets "

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Now some Chinese lingerie manufacturers sew in such magnets. They are designed to improve blood circulation, and most often they can be found in underwear for "weight loss" 儭

 

Question: I just bought a house by the lake and found three of these in the water next to the pier. Cross stack of corrugated tubing, wrapped in plastic mesh, with weights attached "

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Answer: This is the so-called fish nursery. They help the fry hide from predatory fish. They also improve fishing, as predatory fish will swim around these things in the hope that some babies will emerge from there. "

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Question: I just moved to a new house. The former tenant left it in the freezer. One-piece stainless steel cylinder, just over 15 cm long, rounded at one end and internally threaded at the other. Anchovies for scale. What is this thing? "

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Answer: This is a wine cooling stick with a lost second part. Freeze it in the freezer, then put it in a bottle of wine. "

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Question: What is this small camera or some kind of detector on the ceiling? I noticed waxing in the salon "

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Answer: "This is an indicator that the ceiling lamp has an emergency backup battery and is fully charged."

 

Question: This thing with a lot of handles. Mainly made of wood, has been in a thrift store in Mossel Bay, South Africa for years and no one ever knew what it was. Google doesn't know either "

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Answer: This is the control panel of the electrical slimming device. Something like an EKG machine, with the help of it an electric current was passed through certain points, and this was supposed to stimulate the muscles and give the same results as the exercises. "

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Question: A small metal object (about 10 cm) with various mechanical parts on one side. There is a spare gear inside the lined case. Age unknown, but possibly antiques. "

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Answer: "This is a drawing tool for drawing dotted lines"

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Typewriter part dipped in the ink, then the device had to be news along the lines that it has abandoned the dotted line or, as in this case, point.

 

Question: A large cubic object attached to some channel near the dam. Usually found underwater. It looks like it's made of a translucent material? "

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Answer: "This is a filter for the intake of water, which is drawn into a reservoir."

At this point, the filter is visible because the water level has dropped. Most likely, there are more such underwater.

 

 

Question: Metal pins with round heads and rotating tubes in a wooden board. Most likely antiques. What?"

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Answer: "This is a vintage tie hanger."

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Question: "Heavy ball and flimsy wire ... Some kind of holder?"

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Answer: "This is a holder for napkins, moreover, from IKEA"

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Question: Two rubber cups at the ends of the plastic arms that do not touch. What it is?"

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Answer: "This is a shock massager for the back."

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During a blow to the back, they hit the ball against another, adding additional vibration.

 

Question: What is this thing that I found at a thrift store? It looks like a ceramic tray that stands on the table and holds something. "

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Answer: "A flower vase, also known as a flower frog"

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Often used to hold artificial flowers.

 

Question: Small round clip with thumbs up. Stretches, but maintains a round shape "

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Answer: "This is a phone holder"

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