Who Invented Glitter?

Who Invented Glitter?

Henry Ruschmann accidentally invented glitter when he was trying to figure out a way to put discarded plastic to use.

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from Stuff Mom Never Told You - HowStuffWorks

Key Facts In This Video

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    Glitter was invented by Henry Ruschmann as a way to recycle unused plastics. (0:19)

  • 2

    Research shows a love for glitter may be evolutionary. (1:06)

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