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Sponges: When were they invented? Fun fact!

By September 30, 2018March 8th, 2022No Comments

Humans have used sponges since at least antiquity. In ancient Greece, competitors in the Olympic Games used sea sponges to bathe themselves with olive oil or perfumes before competing.

Sponges as we know them today are typically made from polyurethane foam. Did you know that German scientist Otto Bayer invented polyurethane on accident?


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