30 Eyebrow-Arching Origin Stories Of Everyday Products

30 Eyebrow-Arching Origin Stories Of Everyday Products

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The creative process is way more complicated and convoluted than the history books and talk shows let on. Products go through an insane amount of iterations before they reach their final form, and sometimes they wind up utterly unrecognizable when they finally hit the shelves. So we asked readers to dig into everyday products and find their truly bizarre histories.

The winner is below, but first, the runners-up:

Entry by Tron69

Artificial christmas trees are basically big toilet bowl brushes. Addis Housewares company had been manufacturing toilet brush cleaners for years befo

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