No, this is not a public bathroom stall made out of concrete. That would be super impractical and probably really hard to clean. Found in the middle of the forest, this peculiar structure found its way online for people to explain.
Known in German as a Splitterschutzzelle, this is a type of pillbox designed to protect one person, though it looks like it hasn’t been used in ages.
Turn on the Heater
The poster of this image found this intriguing item in their new apartment. It looks like a fancy metal ottoman but obviously not a very functional one.
After looking for help from the internet, it turned out to be an antique Middle Eastern portable heater named mangal. An inside compartment held the charcoal while containing the fire, keeping the room cozy and warm.
While hiking on a hillside, this person found what appears to be the very top of a doomsday bunker protruding from the ground. But obviously, they had to ask online before jumping to any conclusions.
After specifying that there were several of these around, all about 10 feet long and with an open end, the folks on Reddit came up with the answer: it's an avalanche breaker. Nothing doomsday-related, thankfully.
What appears to be a strange piece of silverware actually has very romantic roots that date back to the 1800s!
With the help of intrigued internet users, the object was found to be a bridal basket. Back in the day, brides would proudly display their beautiful bouquets on these silver trays during their wedding receptions.
Nope, these aren't wacky wizard hats! They're actually ceramic vertical chicken roasters.
You use them to prop up your poultry while roasting. That way any excess oil runs down the chicken and can be collected in a baking tray below.