It was supposed to be a futuristic, textured wallpaper. Unfortunately, it tanked.

However, in 1959 a savvy marketing person suggested that IBM use this product to ship their fragile 1401 variable word press computers to buyers. Before this moment people used newspapers, sawdust or horse hair to protect delicate items.

But Bubble Wrap changed this. One happy accident changed shipping forever.

So don’t be afraid of your mistakes or failures. You might just find a new and different opportunity.

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