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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:

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