Everyday products invented for different purposes
BY: The News Voice
Slinky was actually used to stabilize items in a ship so they don't trip or fall but as far as we know it's a play toy.
Listerine was a surgical antiseptic and was used as floor cleaner. We use it as a mouthwash these days.
Treadmills were actually invented to as punishing equipment and we use it for exercising. What an upgrade right?
Botox is the cure for muscle spasms before it was used in cosmetic treatments.
Chainsaw was used to assist in childbirth to put it mildly! Now it is used to fell trees.
Coco-Cola was actually a cure for morphine addiction, headaches and anxiety. Now it's a soda.
Frisbee was invented to hold pies before we started using it as a play thing.
Play Dough was created to clean wallpapers before we started using it during play time.
Viagra was a treatment for hypertension and other symptoms of heart disease. It is now used to treat erectile dysfunction.
7up was a drug used to stabilize mood till it was used as a soda.
Bubble wrap was used as a wallpaper. It is now used in packaging breakable materials.
T-shirts were used like underwear beneath uniforms before it became a casual wear.
We create things with something in mind and end up using them for a different purpose. These are some of such instances!