• 5 Things Originally Invented for a Different Purpose

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    5 Simple Things Originally Invented for a Different Purpose
    1 ) Rings
    a ring used to have a more practical purpose: the nobility used rings as a seal, archers protected their fingers from bowstring injuries, while needlewomen — from needle pricks. Later on, a ring showed the social status of its wearer: only noblemen were allowed to wear golden rings.

    2) Holes in EarPods
    The holes in earphones have a very important mission: they allow air to circulate through the speakers to increase low frequencies
    Today’s men’s fragrances were originally used as medicine. Eau de cologne was a miracle item: it helped against poisons, fleas, and even the plague.

    4) High heels
    in the past, high heels were a part of male fashion. The first "crash testers" were soldiers. Heels guaranteed a good grip on the horse stirrups. Only later did high heels make their move from the military arena to the fashion world.

    5) Holes in LEGO toys
    to protect a child from suffocation if he or she swallows a piece. These holes allow the air to circulate and get to the lungs Show less
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