No matter how tough you are, chopping onions will always leave you in tears. Over the years, I have tried every trick in the book from freezing them to wearing large sunglasses, sadly to no avail. There are many such irksome tasks around the house that you wish you didn’t have to do.

Prof Richard Wiseman of Quirkology uses his knowledge of science to devise solutions to these everyday problems. So, no more wondering if you have fresh eggs in the fridge and certainly no cracking them open to figure it out. There’s also a cool hack to help out single men in distress. Check it out!

Also see  Chemistry Lifehacks I, if you missed it earlier.


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