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50 Life Hacks to Simplify Your World

50 Life Hacks to Simplify Your World
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Time is one commodity that you can’t buy, beg, or bargain to add additional minutes to your day. So, it makes sense to find every possible way to ensure you don’t waste it doing the mundane. Here are 50 life hacks to help your day be just a bit easier.

Storage Hacks

1. Use wine boxes to store flip flops or sandals and clean up your closet.

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    2. Place shower caps around your shoes to keep dirty soles away from your clothes.

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      3. Reuse old cereal boxes as car trash receptacles.

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        4. Magazine racks make great file organizers!

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          5. Nail a tennis ball to the wall with a sideways slit to hold anything (keys, pens, papers). You can even create a cute face for decor.

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            6. Cut the tops off soda bottles and use them to reseal bags. String the bag through the top and screw on the lid.

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              7. Use an old CD spindle for a bagel tote.

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                8. Glue magnets on cute tea tins and stick on the fridge or filing cabinet for extra storage space for pens and other loose items.

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                  9. Use hanger or laundry clips to reseal chip bags.

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                    Safety Hacks

                    10. Hang a tennis ball from your garage roof so you know when to brake.

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                      11. Ladies, wrap money in sanitary napkin packaging. No one will steal it from your purse!

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                        12. In the unfortunate event that you need to give CPR, compress the chest to the beat of Stayin’ Alive by the Bee Gees. The tempo is the correct compression timing.

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                          13. To wake up without caffeine, hold your breath as long as possible then breath out slowly. It increases your heart rate.

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                            Home Hacks

                            14. Glue magnets on the corners of a blanket to stretch it over the dryer and make an ironing board.

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                              15. Fold a shirt in 2 seconds! Laundry will be so much faster!

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                                16. Tie extension cords together to keep them from unplugging.

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                                  17. Convert your child’s crib to a cute kid’s desk when they are ready to graduate to a bigger bed.

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                                    18. Help little kids hold cards in a card game by flipping over a styrofoam egg carton and cutting slits in the bottom to hold the cards.

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                                      19. Wrinkly shirt? Throw it in the dryer for a few minutes with some ice cubes for a quick steam press.

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                                        20. Put glow sticks in water bottles for outdoor nighttime bowling fun.

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                                          Fix-it Hacks

                                          21. Use dry ice to remove car dents.

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                                            22. Gently shave your sweaters with a razor to remove excess fuzz.

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                                              23. Place newspapers in shoes to absorb moisture and odor.

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                                                24. Clean out marketing emails from your inbox by using the filter “unsubscribe.”

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                                                  25. Does your fly come down at embarrassing times? Put a key ring through the zipper tab, zip up your pants, then loop the ring over your button.

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                                                    26. Use a staple remover to save your nails and fingers when organizing your keys on the ring.

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                                                      27. Use nail polish matching your car’s paint to cover up scratches.

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                                                        28. Cat sitting on the computer? Leave a game board box next on your desk. Cats will prefer the box and the cat hair stays out of your keyboard! Win!

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                                                          29. Need change? Put cash in a vending machine and hit the coin return button without ordering.

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                                                            30. Placing an envelope in the fridge for an hour will unseal it.

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                                                              31. If you chew gum while you study a subject, then chew the same flavor when you take the test, it can help you remember.

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                                                                32. Get gum off your shoe by spraying it with WD-40.

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                                                                  33. Suspect someone is giving you a wrong number? Read it back to them incorrectly. If they don’t correct you, then you know they don’t really want to hear from you.

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                                                                    34. Put dry tea bags in smelly shoes or gym bags. They absorb the bad smell.

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                                                                      35. Combine a squeeze ketchup bottle with a pointed tip over the top of a shop vac to vacuum dust out of your keyboard, phone, microphone, or any other electronic device.

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                                                                        36. Make your password a goal so you are constantly reminded of it every time you log in.

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                                                                          37. Put a binder clip on the end of the rolled toothpaste tube to get every last bit!

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                                                                            38. When camping, use joke candles (the kind that can’t be blown out) to light the fire. You will have no problem with the wind blowing out your flame!

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                                                                              39. Need to shrink a pimple? Put Listerine on it. The alcohol causes it to fade.

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                                                                                40. Storing batteries in the freezer can increase the life span.

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                                                                                  41. Want to take your phone to the beach? Put it in a sandwich bag. You can still use the touch screen and your phone stays safe.

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                                                                                    Moving Hacks

                                                                                    42. When moving, place your glasses in your socks for protection.

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                                                                                      43. Stack foam plates in between your glass plates when moving to avoid breakage.

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                                                                                        44. Cover open bottles with plastic wrap, seal with lid, then tie excess wrap around top to avoid spillage in your suitcase.

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                                                                                          45. Take pictures of wiring when moving so you can refer to it for quick set up at your new place.

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                                                                                            Culinary Hacks

                                                                                            46. Add frozen fruit instead of ice to your tea. It won’t dilute the tea and it adds a nice flavor.

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                                                                                              47. Make a floating cooler with four pool noodles. Cut noodles to the size of the cooler, then string them on a rope and tie them around it. Add ice and drinks and enjoy!

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                                                                                                48. Preserve fresh herbs by freezing them in ice cube trays with either water or oil to throw into soups or stir fry later.

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                                                                                                  49. Want to make a drink ice-cold fast? Wrap in a wet paper towel and put in the freezer for 15 minutes.

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                                                                                                    50. Take leftover used coffee and pour in ice cube trays. You can use it to cool down iced coffee later without diluting it.

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                                                                                                      100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                                                                                      100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier
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                                                                                                      Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that are easy to do, low cost and saves you time?

                                                                                                      By tweaking little things in your daily life, it can make your life much more convenient!

                                                                                                      Here’re 100 of the most practical life hacks so you can just pick up any of them right away!

                                                                                                      83 tie a small piece of bright colored fabric

                                                                                                        84 write random letter

                                                                                                          85 use a rubberband

                                                                                                            86 dorm smell bad

                                                                                                              87 lean your phone on your sunglassess

                                                                                                                89 how to waterproof your shoes

                                                                                                                  90 take a picture of the name card

                                                                                                                    91 iron inside out

                                                                                                                      92 old newspaper

                                                                                                                        93 tumble try shoes

                                                                                                                          keep a card like this

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                                                                                                                              94 soap bar

                                                                                                                                95 make a hole

                                                                                                                                  96 drop the battery

                                                                                                                                    97 use a coozie

                                                                                                                                      98 when taking a picture

                                                                                                                                        use a clean dust pan

                                                                                                                                          try a pants hanger

                                                                                                                                            use your cellphone light

                                                                                                                                              use a spring from an old pen

                                                                                                                                                quick and easy iphone speaker

                                                                                                                                                  user binder clips

                                                                                                                                                    wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage

                                                                                                                                                      put pancake mix in a ketchup bottle

                                                                                                                                                        clean out an old lotion bottle for your beach

                                                                                                                                                          use a muffin tin to serve condiments at a bbq

                                                                                                                                                            doritos are great for kindling

                                                                                                                                                              use nail polish to identify different keys

                                                                                                                                                                use a hanging shoe rack to store cleaning supplies

                                                                                                                                                                  freeze grapes to chill white wine without

                                                                                                                                                                    use paper clips to organize your cables

                                                                                                                                                                      almost finished your jar of nutella

                                                                                                                                                                        sick of having a box full of tangled

                                                                                                                                                                          unroll the rim to increase the capacity

                                                                                                                                                                            cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff

                                                                                                                                                                              remove the stem from strawberries

                                                                                                                                                                                turn an old bottle into a simple little cord holder

                                                                                                                                                                                  for iced coffee and iced cappuccino, use frozen coffee cubes

                                                                                                                                                                                    how to fold a fitted bed sheet

                                                                                                                                                                                      tired of snoozing past your alarm

                                                                                                                                                                                        place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on

                                                                                                                                                                                          ut a wooden spoon across a boiling pot

                                                                                                                                                                                            use bread clips to save flip-flops

                                                                                                                                                                                              take pictures of friends holding items

                                                                                                                                                                                                how i always know which headphone is the left one

                                                                                                                                                                                                  put a stocking over the end of a vacuum

                                                                                                                                                                                                    How to make sure you drink enough water

                                                                                                                                                                                                      user a can opener to open blister

                                                                                                                                                                                                        good sandwich guide

                                                                                                                                                                                                          turn your muffin pans upside down

                                                                                                                                                                                                            50 pounds of groceries and living on the 5th floor

                                                                                                                                                                                                              the right way to make a blt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                add one teaspoon of baking soda

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    hair straighteners equals to collar irons

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      stack your clothes vertically to see them all

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the right way to make cookies in the summer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          how to clean a blender

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the right way to eat a popsicle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              use bread clips to label and organize power cords

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to get the built up residue off of your shower head

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  user a hair clip to orgainize long wires

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a frozen saturated sponge in a bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      rub stuck zipper teeth with a graphite pencil

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        use a soda pop tab

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            51 How to multiply large numbers in your head.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              52 How to open a bottle if you dont have a corkscrew.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  kids fall out of bed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    use toothpaste to clear up hazy car

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        59 keep pizza out while driving home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          60 put your straw through the tab to keep it from rising

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            hold oreos with a fork so your fingers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Never lose your remotes again

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                hiding your emergency money

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  use a bread tab to hold your spot on a roll

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    if you are at a hotel and run out of chargers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      keep a square of cardboard in a ziplock bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        If you need to pee or smoke at a bar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          drill holes in the bottom of your garbage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            use an accented letter as your passcode

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              use a squeeze ketchup bottle top with your shopvac

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                do something unusual when locking the door

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  when heating leftovers space out a circle in the middle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    dont burn yourself in those hard to reach candles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      put a small amount of water in a glass when you microwave your pizza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        75 use a piece of paper to organize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          use half a pool noodle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            pencil case to store cables

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              78 clothespin to hold nail

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                79 make blts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  80 take a picture of your fridge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    81 fill plastic water bottles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      82 right ways to eat chips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        99 if your plug keeps failing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          100 put the banana on the wire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            88 before you throw away a post it

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Source: Reddit LifeProTips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              There you go, 100 awesome life hacks that you can try right now to make your life a lot easier!

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