You'll never guess how these household items got their start
Have you ever wondered how your common, everyday household items came into existence? It’s not like they just fell out of the sky one day; a lot of planning and innovation made them happen. Okay… sometimes it was just an accident. But for the most part, the things we use almost every day came about through slow and steady trial and error.
Viagra’s First Purpose
Viagra was hailed as a medical miracle because it gave men who were otherwise unable to achieve erections that ability to be a super man in bed. But it was originally intended to be just a heart medication.
More Like Pyggy Banks
We like to think that our cute little piggy banks have a cute story behind them, but in the Middle Ages, storage containers were made of a clay called pygg clay. Sorry about that, folks!
The microwave oven is a staple in all American kitchens, but no one even thought about it for that purpose until candy melted in a scientists pocket when he got too close to microwaves while experimenting with radar sets.