Our Google search is only limited by our imagination. While we imagine that we google everything we see and don’t know, there are still innumerable subtle things that are so common we take them for granted and don’t know much about them. If you’ve ever idly asked yourself why movie trailers are called ‘trailers’, the following is for you.
We bring you the most often overlooked list of things that we see every day but don’t know the reason behind. Googling the these unexpected thing might increase your gamut of knowledge, but remember, we can only google what we know we don’t know. Got it? Stay inquisitive and read on.
The hole between the camera and the flash on the iPhone
It’s a microphone to record sound while you use the rear camera to make videos.
Slotted patches on some backpacks
These slotted patches are known as lash tabs. They’re there so that you can hang something from them. According to Jamie Cormack, the co-founder of Herschel, it was originally designed to carry an ice ax.
Hole in the bottom of a padlock
The hole lets water drain out in case the lock is out in the open during a rain. Secondly, this hole can also be used to oil the interior of the lock.