30 Things You Didn’t Know About Everyday Objects

It’s so unfortunate when you don’t see what’s right before your eyes. Everyday objects that we encounter have some disregarded attributes, and it’s about time we take advantage of them. Here are 16 details that most of us don’t know about our everyday objects.

1. The little bobble found on the top of a winter beanie has become a fashion statement, adding the special touch to the winter wear. However, it wasn’t always just there for design. The bottle at the top served a functional purpose. Back in the day, many French marines would wear beanies, the bobble on the top serving as a shock absorber for when they hit their heads on low cabin ceilings. Additionally, different sizes, shapes, and colors of bobbles were used to define the different branches of the military.