10 everyday things that were originally invented for a different purpose

Some ordinary objects we often see and use made surprising journeys before becoming what we're used to today. Find out what pillows, t-shirts, Play-Doh and other popular things were originally invented for.

Did any of these stories surprise you? Would you add any everyday objects to this list?

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Richard Perkins
So they had the idea to use cocaine to get people off of morphine. Smart.
Nov 13, 2019 11:06AM
Yolanda Solis
Very interesting!
Nov 10, 2019 9:52PM
Lucette Rouleau
Very interesting
Nov 10, 2019 7:54PM
Connie McBride
Very interesting
Nov 10, 2019 4:28PM
Well, question #8 is wrong so how many of the others are from"Wikipedia"? WD40 was originally developed as a Water Dispersant (Hence WD) and for removal of sticky residue!
Nov 10, 2019 2:46PM
Gautam Shiv Vir
Very interesting
Nov 10, 2019 1:55PM
Interestingly: "Now we know!"
Nov 10, 2019 10:51AM
Ellen Brandstrup
Awesome thanks for sharing hugs 🤗
Nov 10, 2019 12:31AM
littledick, the point of the original high heels was to keep your foot from going through the stirrup, so that if you fell off you didn't get drug to death by the horse.
Nov 9, 2019 11:38PM
Yes I am very surprised about the T-shirt, high heels, Kleenex, Coca-Cola, bubble wrap and the Play-Doh.
Nov 9, 2019 10:46PM
Brigitte Kurowski-Wilson
I am totally surprised
Nov 9, 2019 9:29PM
Linda Stegall
Interesting information.
Nov 9, 2019 8:54PM
This was interesting reading
Nov 9, 2019 8:37PM
Quite interesting. High heels are ridiculous whoever wears them.
Nov 9, 2019 8:20PM
Strange uses for that always use for other stuff!
Nov 9, 2019 7:39PM

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