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Monday, February 5, 2018

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Has anyone out there ever spent way too much time popping bubble wrap? Isn't it so addicting? It's also such a great stress reliever! Today I have some fun facts about this popular packing material...

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another."

HINT: (1842-1910), was an American philosopher and psychologist who was also trained as a physician.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

Every year, Sealed Air, the makers of bubble wrap, produces enough bubble wrap to stretch around the world 10 times.

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Bubble Wrap was originally marketed as a type of three dimensional textured wallpaper. It didn't catch on.

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One minute of popping bubble wrap provides the same amount of stress relief as a 33-minute massage.

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In 1957, two inventors got the idea for bubble wrap by sealing two shower curtains together, creating air bubbles between them.

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Bubble wrap's usefulness as a packing material wasn't discovered until 1961 when it was used to ship IBM's fragile new computer systems.

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The current world record for the most people popping bubble wrap simultaneously is 942 people.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another."

ANSWER: William James.

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