Tonight’s Trivia Question is about bubble wrap, the clear plastic sheet containing trapped air bubbles that are used to package fragile items. It turns out that “cushioning material” was not what the inventors were trying make when they developed it.
We’ve got a two-part question for you tonight:
First, what were the inventors trying to create that eventually became the cushioning material bubble wrap?
Second, in what year was Bubble Wrap first used as a packaging material?