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10 Everyday Items With Totally Messed Up Histories

Supercompressor | Posted 06.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

There are plenty of everyday products with bizarre origin stories, from Viagra's initial development as a treatment for heart disease to Play-Doh's first foray as a wallpaper cleaner. There are others, though, whose genesis came about under much more sordid circumstances.

20 Alternative Uses For Common Household Items

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Deborah Long | Posted 08.01.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Clark Kent. Peter Parker. They looked like ordinary guys, right? But underneath their day-to-day exteriors, they were...

WATCH: 15 Things In Your House That You Should Trash (And 5 You Should Never Throw Out)

Posted 11.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

That month-old block of cheese is a given, but did you know that there are other items in your home that come with an expiration date? To find them, y...

PHOTOS: 10 Things To Never Cheap Out On

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.07.2013 | HuffPost Home

One particular product, if bought cheap, can practically ruin a relationship.

9 Household Items With Multiple, Unique Uses

SavvySugar | Posted 01.04.2012 | Women

Before you buy more things that will clutter up your apartment, sometimes the products you need are already sitting in your kitchen cupboard, bathroom...

AltUse.Com Offers More Than 2,000 Alternative Uses For Common Items

Los Angeles Times | Susan Carpenter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For most people, vinegar brings salad dressing to mind. But for the co-founder and president of, it's an inexpensive and common household i...