There are a lot of things in life that we take at face value. The way Chinese food is delivered. The fact that play dough is fun to play with. The joy of shaking Tic-Tacs into our hand. Only, if you're like me, you've probably been using these things all wrong your entire life. Remember when you were a kid and you used silly puddy to lift comics off the comic strip? Did you know silly putty was originally intended to be used as an inexpensive synthetic rubber? It didn't work like the inventors hoped it would, but it did bounce. And pull. And turned into a toy kids have loved for almost 80 years now.
We take a lot at face value, but when we look beyond the surface, there are a lot of things that ended up being more than we'd ever imagine them to be. Here are just 7, but they'll blow your mind! Have more? Tell us about them in the comments!
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