You already learned some cool tricks in our first set of the easiest life hacks ever, and now were back with the top eight! Read on to find out how to preserve your soft drinks, where to find citable sources for your essays, and many more tricks for life hacks that will save the day!
Number Eight: Keeping It Fresh. If you have the issue of all of you soft drinks going flat before you can finish them, this simple trick will help to keep them fizzy and refreshing. Before you store that 2-liter in the fridge, give it a little shake. Getting it all riled up will help the contents to stay bubbly for weeks longer.
Number Seven: Versatile Diction. Many users of the English language are often plagued with problems in distinguishing the correct times to use the words “affect” and “effect”. To knock this issue out of your vocabulary completely, just substitute either word with “impact”. You’ll never be wrong!
Number Six: Velcro the Floor. If you have a home rug that you simply can’t convince to remain in the same place, this easy life hack will show it who’s boss! Just adhere a bit of Velcro stripping to the floor and rug, and it won’t be running away from you anymore.
Number Five: Essay Hack. Many students struggle with Google to find citable sources for their homework essays. All of this effort, only to be disappointed when their professors alert them that their sources aren’t credible. Try using the vastly underrated search engine designed by Google: Google Scholar. Type in scholar.google.com to your browser, and you can search through only relevant and credible articles and documents! It even saves the citations!
Number Four: Phone Lantern. If you are in need of a light source and have limited resources, it becomes necessary to get creative. All you really need to shed a bit of light on the equation is your phone and a water bottle. Place the bottle over your screen, and it will give much more light than just your screen can.
Number Three: Insomnia Be Gone. For the innocent victims plagued with trouble sleeping due to racing thoughts at night, a simple pad of paper and a pen can ease your stress. Try to write down all of thoughts that are causing unease in your sleeping pattern to free your mind of them. It seems silly almost, but releasing these thoughts can prove to have quite an effect on your subconscious.
Number Two: Battery Breakdown. Not sure how much life is left in your batteries? Just bounce them on a table. Drop them from a height of about six inches, and observe their bounce. If they bounce more than a couple times, its time to toss them out. If they show a light bounce and then fall over, they are still good to go!
Number One: Better Than Aspirin. Possibly the most helpful and simple of the life hacks on this list, this trick has the ability to cure you of your painful headaches! All you need is a nice refreshing beverage: just mix together 3 crushed mint leaves, the juice of half a lemon, and half of a cucumber to a cup of water. Give it some time to settle in, and tell your headache to hit the road!