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5 Common Life Hack Myths That Aren't True At All

Debunking life hacks are always fun—come on, pointing out silly people doing silly workarounds for silly things to save a silly amount of time never gets old—so Household Hacker whipped up a quick list of five myths that some people do that don't actually help change anything. Putting batteries in the fridge? Using salt to make water boil faster? All nonsense. Read More >>

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The Galaxy Note 3 Has a Hidden Tiny Screen Mode For Your Tiny Hands

If, like many of us, your hands are too small to to comfortably use the Galaxy Note 3's giant 5.7-inch display, you're in luck. Android Central has uncovered a hidden tiny screen mode for your tiny baby dwarf hands. Read More >>

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The Perfect Parody Video to Every Life Hacking Video Ever

For every awesome life hack and tip you see on the Internet, there are thousands more that seem so complicated that they seem like they would make life harder. This parody video by KipKay—who actually comes up with awesome life hacks—hilariously pokes fun of those types of useless, ridiculous tips. Like using your sandals to hold your gun. Or a blowtorch for butter. It's a fantastic commentary on lifehacking. [KipKay] Read More >>

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An Amazingly Simple Way to Test If a Battery Is Dead

It turns out that when the alkaline in a battery wears down, it produces a gas that fills the inside. So if you've got a box of random batteries you want to test, and don't have access to a voltmeter or any other device, you can simply drop them vertically a short distance onto a hard surface. A charged battery will make a solid thump sound and often remain standing, while a dead battery makes a muffled sound, bounces repeatedly, and then topples over. Read More >>

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7 Quick Tips That Will Make Your Life a Lot Easier

Need a cheap stand for your iPad? Or what about creating a smartphone stand with sunglasses? Did you know a piece of tape could work wonders on an SD card? The helpful folks at Household Hackers have continued their quick and simple life hack videos with seven new ones. I like the idea of misting the heck out of annoying flies. [Household Hacker] Read More >>

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10 Lifehacks That Will Make Your Summer Even More Awesome

Summer was always great growing up because it meant no school. Summer is still great now because of barbecues, ice cream, Pimms, (occasional) sunbathing and the fact that we don't have school anymore. Read More >>

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Vacuums Double as Ponytail-Making Machines

Dads of the world, take note: you don't have to leave the hairstyling to mum. Got a vacuum? Great. Got one of those snakey tube attachments? Perfect. Pop a rubber band on that bad boy, suck your daughter's hair up in the tube, and voilà! A perfect ponytail. Cue touchdown dance. Read More >>

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