22 Bizarre Life Hacks That Actually Work 

Ask Reddit has some strange life hacks for you to try!

1. Rubbing a metal spoon (or any stainless-steel item) eliminates a lot of, if not all, of the fragrance of garlic or onions on your fingers.

2. Brain freeze can remedy a headache. If you take place to have a headache on a hot summer day and dont have any aspirin, go get some ice cream.

3. When filling your washing machine, include a cup of plain white vinegar with your detergent in every load. Itll eliminate any smelly odors and naturally softens material.

4. If you feel like you need to laugh or shout, but you are not in a location where this is appropriate, open your mouth and breathe out a whole lungful like “haaaa.” It will reduce the feeling, and its barely audible.

5. If you have a Kindle and are leasing e-books from the library, put it in airplane mode and when its due back, the book will still return but the content will still be on your gadget till you switch off aircraft mode. I dont usually complete my books prior to they are due back so this technique works excellent.

6. Need to get little pieces of glass? Run a flashlight over the location because the glass will reflect the light in a different way, making it simpler for you to discover.

7. Exposition marker erases sharpie on many smooth surface areas and always from glass!

8. Dead batteries bounce when dropped on a tough surface. Excellent batteries dont.

9. Serve your food on a smaller plate. Techniques the brain into believing its a large portion.

When you have a task to type out like an essay to compose, use the Comic Sans typeface and your concepts simply flow out of you. As opposed to Times New Roman or any other official font, youre less worried about the accuracy of each sentence and you can just write without being too much in your head.

11. Keep a couple of broccoli rubber bands in the scrap drawer and wrap them on the lids of any hard to open jars for extra grip.

If your nose is stuffy and congested (or you can attempt it regardless, it works anyway) press securely on the bridge of your nose for about 15 seconds. Youll feel your sinuses draining and it assists tremendously if youve been weeping for a while and it feels like your face harms.

13. Yelling “my baby!” (Sorry people, this is a girl trick) actually gets you more attention if you are ever assaulted by somebody in public, despite if you have a child or not. The majority of people are too chicken to desire to get involved. I was almost pulled into a vehicle strolling in my house city and it worked like a beauty. I missed punching him.

14. Cutting onions on a wet paper towel will attract the acids that make you sob. Tear-free onion cutting each time. Bonus offer points for using a sharp knife too.

15. If you want an offer for your cable/internet then call your telecom stating you desire to cancel. Do not speak with the billing department, talk to retention.

If you ever have to put a screw/bolt into wood where it already has a hole that is too large for the size of the screw. I use this trick most typically for door hinges.

17. Rub any kind of cooking area oil on it then wash your hands with warm water and dish soap if you get wood stain in your hands! Works astonishingly, otherwise I think I would still have that stuff on me and its been about 3 months because then.

18. Try taking some sugar and kinda like rub it into your tongue with the roof of your mouth (if that makes sense) if you burn your tongue.

19. Flipping a container upside down and smacking the bottom sharply with the palm of your hand will break the vacuum and allow you to open the cover.

20. You can push the area in between your eyebrows and raise your tongue to touch the roofing of your mouth to open up your sinuses. (Must be done at same time).

21. Ground up orange peels will get rid of grease from your hands after working on the vehicle.

22. Extending and meditation relieves tension and anxiety.

If your nose is busy and stuffy (or you can try it regardless, it works anyhow) press securely on the bridge of your nose for about 15 seconds. Youll feel your sinuses draining and it assists exceptionally if youve been crying for a while and it feels like your face harms. (Sorry people, this is a girl trick) really gets you more attention if you are ever attacked by somebody in public, regardless of if you have a child or not. The majority of people are too chicken to want to get involved. If you get wood stain in your hands, rub any kind of kitchen oil on it then wash your hands with warm water and dish soap!