All things have a purpose and function. However, some objects are so peculiar, so strange, and so weird that it takes amateur detectives and internet occultists to decipher their meaning. The ‘What Is This Thing’ subreddit is a treasure trove of everyday artifacts whose purpose was lost to the world… until Reddit’s resident Sherlock Holmeses took a look at them and explained exactly what people were looking at.
There's more to having a pond than having fun. You can learn stuff from a pond too. When Mr. Osbourne asked me to write about the things I've learned from growing up around a pond, I wasn't sure if I could do it.