10 Items That Were Invented Due To War

Duct Tape

Duct tape was created by Johnson and Johnson when it was tasked to find a more durable tape during World War II. The company started with medical tape and tweaked the recipe in order to make it stronger and waterproof.

The Modern Menstrual Pad

While woman-kind has been using some kind of menstrual pad for centuries, it wasn’t until World War I that French nurses found the bandages they were using on patients would also serve as menstrual pads.