Most of the time, we're pretty happy to find something interesting lying on the ground. That's especially true if it's money, but we can happen upon some odd discoveries that steal our hearts immediately.
However, there's a reason why about half of all horror stories start with the main character finding something strange. Although that seemingly innocent figurine we find in real life is a lot less likely to be haunted, that doesn't mean it can't be secretly filled with spiders.
And it's also true that the creepier things we come across aren't necessarily hiding their true nature. As we're about to see, it can be surprisingly easy to stumble upon something that makes us regret ever coming anywhere near it.