The Stories Behind These Everyday Products Are More Bizarre Than You Could Imagine

By Robin Zlotnick

ou buy stuff at the supermarket or convenience store all the time without thinking about it. But every product has its own history!  Someone invented it. It was tested. Things went well...Or they didn't.

And some of these backstories...Well, some are weirder than others.

The folks over at Boredom Therapy put together a list of eleven products that we've all used (or have at least heard of) that have some of the most bizarre origin stories ever. Even weirder than Superman's origin story, and he's fictional.