20+ Life Hacks From Ingenious People Who Could Work at the Ministry of Creativity
Life is too short to wear old jeans and pit cherries. We just have to add a bit of imagination and creativity to our lives to make our everyday duties a bit easier.
Bright Side’s editorial team never grows tired of admiring people who can find an easy solution to any problem thanks to their resourcefulness. We surfed the Internet one more time and are ready to share some new life hacks with you.
Owners of dishwashers know that they should put salt in their washing machines from time to time to regenerate the ion-exchange resin that softens the water and removes white deposits from the dishes. The only problem is that this salt costs a fortune (starting from $1.50 per 2.2 lb). But you can find special tableted salt in construction shops that’s 4 times cheaper. And it’s even more convenient to add it to your washing machine. © speakingloosery / Pikabu
Did you know that you can fix a door in just a minute with an ordinary screwdriver?
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To remove the smell of gasoline from your clothes, add a pinch of salt to the washing machine.
Below is a simple life hack to separate leaves of greenery (like dill or parsley) from the stems.
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This is a life hack for those who have to clear the road of snow. Before you start, apply grease to the shovel (you can use sunflower oil). After that, the snow won’t stick to the shovel. © speakingloosery / Pikabu
Do you want to get out of the shower and brush your teeth or shave your face while looking at your reflection in the mirror without any fog? Just light a candle before you shower to keep a pocket of the mirror un-fogged. © joshdyson / Reddit
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“I did this wrong my whole life…”
If you accidentally stained your down jacket with a ballpoint or gel pen, simply wipe the stain with any nail polish remover. The ink will disappear without leaving a trace.
Ground coffee is amazing at neutralizing the vomit smell in carpets or fabrics. I was once on an international flight that lasted 9 hours. On hour 3, a child threw up in the aisle. The stewardess gracefully poured 2 handfuls of coffee powder on the stain (after removing the puddle) and the smell instantly went away. © AngrySnakeNoises / Reddit
Use wooden drawers to make original bathroom cabinets.
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If you’re putting air in your tires, put some air in your spare tire as well. Some spare tires will lose air over time and you never know when you’ll need to use them. © MANDOBURGER2 / Reddit
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To prevent potatoes from germinating, put a few apples in a bag with them.
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“My life will never be the same…”
My doctor showed me how to get rid of ingrown nails with the help of dental floss. You slide your dental floss under the nail as far as possible and leave a piece on both sides hanging. This will alleviate the pressure and eliminate the pain. If you change dental floss daily, your nail will start to grow upwards and out of your skin. © Rexanne / Reddit
Dental floss is ideal for sewing since it’s cheap and durable. You can insert the needle into the container with dental floss that also has a small blade for cutting the “thread.” Now the perfect sewing kit that you can take with you anywhere is ready.
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Mushrooms can also be sliced easily with an egg slicer. © Shalini Yadav / Quora
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Have you already tried any of the life hacks from our list? If your answer is yes, share your experience in the comments.
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