19 Brain-Scrambling Photos That'll Make You Think About Things That Never Crossed Your Mind Before

19 Brain-Scrambling Photos That'll Make You Think About Things That Never Crossed Your Mind Before

Whenever I'm feeling jaded by the mundanity of life, I turn to r/mildlyinteresting, in hopes that I'll set my eyes on something I've never seen before. The subreddit really pulled through this month, especially with these 19 photos:

1."I cleaned my leather couch and the cattle brand showed through."

A worn couch cushion with an imprint resembling a cattle brand

2."My mom accidentally baked her iPad in the oven."

A cracked tablet screen with a heart-like pattern and two glowing spots resembling eyes

3."Only my right arm is allergic to my wristwatch."

Close-up of a person's arm with unique skin pigmentation resembling a barcode pattern

4."This restaurant has their salt and pepper in pill form."

Two paper cups on a counter labeled in French, one with salt capsules and the other with pepper capsules

5."This Lumber Mill puts the cost of the heavy equipment on the door, to encourage safer and more conservative operation."

Price tag of $742,500 displayed on a construction vehicle's window

6."I purchased an antique stoneware jug and there was a mummified animal inside."

A mummified frog next to a ceramic jug on a wooden surface, showcasing an unusual find

7."My grandad's cigarette dispenser, which is 100 years old. It still works."

A lizard peeks out of a small wooden house, holding a tiny white object in its mouth

8."How my dad adjusts his clock for daylight savings."

Grandfather clock with a note saying "+1" indicating a time change reminder

9."A muskrat swam up my ice fishing hole to get a breath of air."

Beaver seen through an ice fishing hole, pulling on a fishing line with human onlookers

10."This hummingbird in a state of low metabolism called torpor, which helps conserve energy."

A hummingbird with its beak in a feeder against a backdrop of trees

11."Today I found a rock on the beach that looks like a sandwich."

Rock on sandy beach with unique natural patterns, resembling a loaf of bread

12."My newborn son was born with a heart-shaped thumb."

Close-up of an adult's hand gently holding a newborn baby's tiny hand

13."This restaurant gives you a discount if you have well-behaved kids."

Receipt showing a humorous discount labeled "Well Behaved Kids" with a deduction of $6.72

14."I left a plastic spoon in my pocket when I did laundry."

Person holding a twisted white plastic object, possibly a laundry detergent pod, in their hand

15."They mixed up the lead on this pencil. It's blue instead of gray."

Pencil with "Blue lead?" written on paper, questioning the lead color due to mismatched expectations
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16."My underlip is missing pigmentation."

Close-up of a person's lips showing a unique lip balm effect; part of an Internet Finds article

17."My husband found a 99-year-old penny still in currency."

Worn 1925 Lincoln penny, showing significant wear and tear with obscured features

18."This old 'rectal dilation' kit."

Vintage Dr. Young's Ideal Rectal Dilators set with box and instructions, intended for treating various ailments

19.And finally, "A street where workers practice painting lines."

Road with an unusually high number of disorganized yellow traffic lines