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The Surprisingly Interesting History of 15 Things You Use Every Day

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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.

Pigs in a pen

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I'm glad that we don't have to use pig hair to brush our teeth anymore!