Providing they're not nasty mishaps, these surprises can make our day, plus they give us a story to snap and share with our friends and family.
Here are 16 photos of little surprises that will put a smile back on your face.
1. When mom hears a noise and opens the pantry door
2. When you get back from vacation and find this
3. Highway workmen with a great sense of humor - meet Godzilla!
4. He stumbled upon this not far from where he works
5. Taking his pony for a walk
6. Where's the knife? What about the spoon?
7. Discovered while gardening
8. Someone's not watching you
9. She bought this in a second-hand store and found bills in it
10. When your brother tries (and fails) to scare you
11. A house mid-build?
12. It was almost as big as the kayak!
13. Just a Minion flying by
14. Plus they managed to save it!
15. Nothing better than goats enjoying a trampoline
16. It's a pretty realistic banana too!