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<ul><li> 1. AmericanengineerAlFieldingandSwissinventorMarcChavanneswere thebrainsbehindtheconceptofbubblewrap. Bubblewrapwasoriginallyinventedtoserveaswallpaper. IBM wasthefirstcompanyto usebubblewrap. Theamountofbubblewrapproducedannuallyisenoughtostretchfromthe Earthtothemoon. 384,400km Around$400millionworthofbubble wrapissoldannually. $400M Indiana-basedFM radiostation Spirit95 Radiostartedthe BubbleWrap AppreciationDay in2001. BubbleWrap AppreciationDay SealedAirCorporationisthecompany thatdevelopedtheBubbleWrapbrand. Thefirstsampleofbubblewrapwasmadebyhand. Gourdzilla,an815-poundpumpkin,wasthe largestitemeverpackedusingabubblewrap. A32-year-oldteacherfromLincolnshire,England becameknownasbubblewrapbridewhenshewore aweddingdressmadefrom13feetofcarefullystitched bubblewrap. Bubblewraphasmorethan 100creativeuses. NewYork-basedartistBradleyHart makesuseofbubblewraptocreate realisticportraitsofwell-knownfigures likeSteveJobs. 'TheMostPeoplePoppingBubbleWrapatOneTime'recordwasset byagroupof366NewJerseystudents,crackingover8,000sq.feetof bubblewrap. BubbleWrapFacts Bubblewraphasbeenaroundformorethan50years.Itsusesrangefrom packagingtoprotectingplantcontainerstorelievingstressandsoforth. Hereareafewinterestingtriviaaboutthemostpopularpackagingmaterial thateverexisted: Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubble_Wrap_(brand) http://www.bubblewrapfun.com/ http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/11/bubble-wrap-was-originally-designed-to-be-used-as-wallpaper/ http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/bizarre&amp;id=7233856 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1279113/The-bubble-wrap-bride-knew-exactly-wear-fiance-popped-question.html http://www.bradleyhart.ca/Artist.asp?ArtistID=37166&amp;Akey=5BDJN8BKhttp://www.bradleyhart.ca/Artist.asp?ArtistID=37166&amp;Akey=5BDJN8BK http://www.englishblog.com/2013/01/reuters-video-students-pop-bubble-wrap-world-record.html#.Ua5qwUCfYdc http://www.lafpak.com/ </li></ul> <p> 2. Bubble wrap has been around for more than 50 years. Its uses range from packaging to protecting plant containers to relieving stress and so forth. Here are a few interesting trivia about the most popular packaging material that ever existed. http://www.lafpak.com/ </p>