HFM 109 | Play-Doh was originally wall paper cleaner? The most useful inventions originally designed with a completely different purpose, part 2

January 19, 2015


Every pre-schooler’s favorite snack has had a strange journey. What was once the cure to wall-paper stains left by coal smoke is now one of the world’s most popular toys.

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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