You sort of never know what you're in for when you buy something. You know what you hope that product will be used for, but there's no way to truly know whether or not it will work. And if you're resourceful....you'll find a different use for it.
Redditor BigFlays wanted an idea of how to tap into these unused resourced, and so asked:
Here were some of the answers.
Pennies are far more useful for checking your tire treads and making souvenirs at the zoo than being used as currency.
Neoprene. Apparently it was originally used as a lining for industrial waste but obviously now makes a good wetsuit (and has many other industrial uses).
I never once used baby oil on my baby... but I use it to remove eye makeup whenever I wear eye makeup.