48 Mildly Interesting Things That Will Surprise You

“Woman Adopts Elderly Dog From Shelter And Finds Out It’s Actually Her Lost Childhood Puppy”

“This Washed Ashore From ‘Dorian’. “Please Don’t Open Me, My Ashes Are On A Journey, I Started At Cumberland Island, So If You See Me Ashore, Please Snap A Picture, Email It & Throw Me Back So I Can Travel Some More””

“We’re Remodeling Our Bathroom And Our Contractor Just Sent This”

“Woman Loses Engagement Ring In Garden Finds It 13 Years Later On A Carrot”


“While Tearing Up Their Carpet, My In-Laws Found A Giant Monopoly Board”

“This Silver Pendant I Found Metal Detecting Is Dated 227 Years Ago Today”

“A Very British Response, Cheers Jon!”

“After 30 Years Brothers Return To Chernobyl To Find An Old Toy Friend Waiting (1986-2016)”

“After A Construction Company Caused A Local Reservoir Level To Sink 10 Feet, A 600-Year-Old Buddha Carving Was Found”

“This “Bookmark” I Found In An Old Shakspeare Book Is A Voting Ticket From The Civil War”


“Friend Of Mine Just Moved Into A New House. Took Off All The Heating Vents To Paint Them, And This Was Behind One Of Them”

“My Dad Finally Found His Missing LED Zeppelin Tickets… 44 Years Too Late”

“Found This In The Crawl Space Above My Bedroom!”

“My Mom Was Cleaning Up And Found A Piece Of Paper Her And My Dad Wrote On From Before They Got Married In ‘86. They Were Together Until 2011 When My Dad Passed”

“Tearing Down An Unused Chimney Only To Find 25 Generations Of Stacked Up Birds Nests”

“Found An Over 100 Year Old Time Capsule In My Backyard!”

“I Might Have To Do This One Day”

“Found This “White Couch” In A Free Pile Years Ago And Saw A Rip In It Last Night When I Was Cleaning To Find It Was Reupholstered Over Gorgeous Emerald Green Fabric This Whole Time!”

“Shoutout To My Mom Who Very Kindly Brought Me “Dumbells” From The Basement And Even Washed Them So I Could Work Out At Home With Weights – Turns Out These Are Old Soviet-Era Hand Grenades”

“Remodeling The Kitchen And Pulled The Microwave Off The Wall. He Never Gave Up Hope”

“Found These 110(?) Year Old Crayolas In The Back Of A Family Secretary Desk. The Pack Still Has The Crayons”

“Birth Announcement From 1988”

“This is MY birth announcement that my auntie made for me when I was a baby. My mom donated a box of old kids stuff to her local thrift store and this was in the box by accident. It somehow it made it to the town where I live several hours away. I was so shocked to find it, I had to buy it back. $2 well spent to preserve my legacy”

“These Medieval Ruins Randomly Found Under A Schools Gym Hall”

“Found A Drawing Of A Robot In A Chemistry Book From 1918”

“My Great Grandmother Kept A News Paper Of When America Landed On The Moon. Just Found It Today”

“103 Years Ago Someone Lost Their Coin Purse”

“This Carpenters Pencil Is The Oldest Known Pencil In Existence. It Was Found In The Roof Of A 17th-Century German House”

“Not Exactly Vandalized But This Floorboard Says “This House Was Built By Floyd Harshaw. If You Don’t Like The Way It’s Built, That’s Too Damn Bad. June 21, 1956””

“We Were Cleaning Out Our Aunts House Who Had Just Passed Away And Found This. My Great-Great Grandfather’s Enlistment Paper To WWI”

“This Old McDonald’s Coupon I Found In My Grandfathers Things”

“This WWII Newspaper Of Germany’s Surrender Found In My Grandparent’s Attic”

“My Uncle Found A Bag Of Volcano Ash From Mount St. Helens With A Note Tucked In The Back Of One Of His Cupboards”

“Found Two Bottles Of Guinness In The Attic. 1874 I Think”

“Found My Grandmothers Calendar Which Contains The Date Of Her First Date With My Grandfather. Thursday The 10th 1955. They Would Get Married 1 Year Later”

“This Shoe Was Left In The Window For 2 Months & It Shrunk”

“Lady Found A Message In A Bottle From 1926 While Diving”

“My Mother Found A 4th Birthday Card She Forgot To Pass On To Me… I’m 26 Now”

“This Book From 1892 I Found Inside A Hole In The Wall In A Rental Flat Post Image”

“Notes From Over A Century Ago. Pulled Out Of Our Roof – A Lump Of Wood Scrawled With Complaints From The Builders: “American And Spanish War Is Now On. Everything Is Getting Dear. April 1898″‘

“A Vancouver Elementary School Just Unearthed A Time Capsule After 50 Years. In It Was A Letter From Then Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau”

“My Grandpa Gave Me A $2 From 1953”

“I Was Digging Around In An Attic In St. Paul And Found Some Soap From 1874”

“Found A Marriage Certificate From 1895 In A Flooded Cabin We Renovated”

“Cigarette Holder Gifted To My Grandfather From His Af Unit While They Were Stationed In The UK During The Korean War. “From The Old Gang, 8/7/1954””

“Found Old Newspapers Used As Insulation In The Wall Of A 130 Yo House”

“I Found This Very 90s Pen In A Drawer”

“My Roommate Bought A Pair Of Pants At The Thrift Store And Found This In One Of The Pockets”

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