The invention of Silly Putty is disputed, having been claimed by Earl Warrick of the Dow Corning Corporation and James Wright of General Electric. Each inventor was independently looking for synthetic alternatives to rub... More »

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The formula for Silly Putty is a proprietary one owned by the Crayola company since it acquired the manufacturing rights in 1977. The original Silly Putty was made from combining boric acid and silicone oil. It's possibl... More »

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Silly Putty can be harmful to dogs in some cases. Although it is non-toxic, it can obstruct the digestive tract, which requires medical attention, notes experts at PetPlace. More »

Make your own Silly Putty by following a few simple steps. This process takes only 10 minutes and requires glue, liquid starch, food coloring, a mixing bowl and a paper towel. More »

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The formula for Silly Putty is a proprietary one owned by the Crayola company since it acquired the manufacturing rights in 1977. The original Silly Putty was made from combining boric acid and silicone oil. It's possibl... More »

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You can make Silly Putty at home by using liquid starch in place of boric acid detergent. By combining the starch with white glue, you can create a glob of putty to play with. Add food coloring to make putty in fun color... More »

One way to get Silly Putty out of clothes involves scraping it off with a butter knife, soaking the spot in WD-40, and then wiping the stain with rubbing alcohol and dish soap. If the Silly Putty hasn't become too ingrai... More »

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