Protecting Weird Stuff for 50 Years
...Well, not quite 50 years. You see, although bubble wrap was invented 50 years ago this month, it was conceived not as a packing material but as a wall covering. I'm glad they re-purposed it after its application in shipping quickly became apparent. After all, what would your wall paper look like after your obsessive compulsive friends popped all the bubbles?
Today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, by the way. Indulge yourself.