19 Proper Uses of Everyday Products You've Been Using Wrong All Along

Posted on Aug 08, 2016

An eraser, a spoon, a straw… You use them all the time, but do you know HOW to use them? Now, you must think we're crazy for asking that, but wait until you see the different ways you can use these everyday objects to make your life easier and generally better.

1. Not Enough Space in Your Closet?

Not Enough Space in Your Closet?
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Here's another use for a soda tab! It’s not there just to hold your straw, it can attach two hangers together!

2. You Wrote Something Down and Now You Don’t Want People to See It?

You Wrote Something Down and Now You Don’t Want People to See It?
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Don’t cross your writing with straight lines, write something else over it. Nobody will be able to see it!

3. Selfies with a Purpose?

Selfies with a Purpose?
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It’s actually possible. Have your friends make a selfie with something they are borrowing from you. Now there’s no way you'll lose your stuff again.

4. Why Do We Use Bobby Pins When They Don’t Work?

Why Do We Use Bobby Pins When They Don’t Work?
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Well, they do if you use them right. Flip them over – the flat part is not supposed to go against your head, but the other way around.

5. Who Needs Holes in a Pasta Spoon?

Who Needs Holes in a Pasta Spoon?
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You do if you’re using it properly. Holes are there to measure the pasta, so you don’t serve too much.

6. Razors Are Not Just for Body Hair

Razors Are Not Just for Body Hair
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After you’re done using them, razors can be used for something totally different – like removing those annoying pills from your clothes.

7. Is Your Straw Escaping from Your Soda Can All the Time?

Is Your Straw Escaping from Your Soda Can All the Time?
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Don’t let this be your problem anymore. The tab has a hole for a reason – it's to keep the straw in your drink until you're done with it.

8. Could You Be Using the Elevator Wrong?

Could You Be Using the Elevator Wrong?
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If you don’t want to make stops while in an elevator, hold the “door close” button while pressing the floor number and keep on pressing that “door close” button. It might be extremely selfish, but hey, you're in a hurry!

9. Can You Think of Another Way to Use a Wooden Spoon in the Kitchen?

Can You Think of Another Way to Use a Wooden Spoon in the Kitchen?
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Put it on the top of a pot and stop the boiling water from overflowing. Who would’ve thought?

10. There’s a Reason a Beer Bottle Has a Neck

There’s a Reason a Beer Bottle Has a Neck
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Nobody likes a warm beer, right? So don’t hold the bottle on the level where the drink is. That’s what the neck of a bottle is there for.

11. Erasers Don’t Come in Two Colors Just to Look Pretty

Erasers Don’t Come in Two Colors Just to Look Pretty
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The blue part isn’t just a rougher part of the eraser, it’s there to remove ink. Make sure to use erasable ink and feel free to make mistakes, now that you know how to erase them.

12. There’s No Way You’ve Been Using Onions Wrong, Right?

There’s No Way You’ve Been Using Onions Wrong, Right?
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Well, just look at this. Do you want your eggs to be perfectly round? Before cracking the egg, place an onion ring into the pan and voila! It looks and tastes amazing!

13. This Button Is Not There Just to Annoy You

This Button Is Not There Just to Annoy You
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It's there when you want to look super formal, so you want to keep your shirt tight around your neck.

14. You Splash the Water on Your Face and There Are No Paper Towels

You Splash the Water on Your Face and There Are No Paper Towels
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Don't worry. You can always use hand dryer. Just turn it towards your face.

15. Who Would've Thought That You've Been Opening Knots Wrong

Who Would've Thought That You've Been Opening Knots Wrong
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Take a look at this explanation and you'll understand why.

16. Printer Cartridge

Printer Cartridge
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Push the reset button with a paper clip when your computer tells you that the cartridge is empty and it will continue to work.

17. There's a Little Hole in Your Airplane Window

There's a Little Hole in Your Airplane Window
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But don't worry, it's supposed to be there so it can take part in air pressure regulation.

18. The Little Pocket of Your Jeans

The Little Pocket of Your Jeans
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Do you know what it's for? It's used for storing a pocket watch! Those are not used that much anymore, but the small pockets are still around.

19. Loop on the Back of Your Shirt

Loop on the Back of Your Shirt
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It's there so you can put your shirt on a hanger and stop it from being all wrinkly.
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