We Tried It! Internet Life Hacks

By Wellness360 Magazine

HACK 1: COOL A WARM SODA IN LESS THAN 5 MINUTES
[ Hack from mentalfloss.com ]

Directions:

1. Fill a bowl with ice

2. Place soda in the ice

3. Add cold water and three tablespoons of salt

4. Use a spoon or spatula to mix and rotate can around the bowl for 2 minutes

5. Pull out can, discard ice mixture, and drink!

RESULTS: SUCCESS!

HACK 2: GET WRINKLES OUT OF CLOTHES WHILE YOU SHOWER
[ Hack from mentalfloss.com ]

Directions:

1. Place desired clothing item on a hanger

2. Hang the clothing item somewhere in the bathroom and take a hot shower.

RESULTS: FAIL!

HACK 3: USE SALT WATER TO GET OUT BURNS IN POTS/PANS
[ Hack from mentalfloss.com ]

Directions:

1. Fill pot/pan with cold water

2. Add two to three tablespoons of salt and let sit overnight.

3. Boil the water

4. Pour out boiling water and wash with dish soap and water

RESULTS: FAIL!

HACK 4: USE A WALNUT TO GET SCRATCHES OUT OF WOOD
[ Hack from buzzfeed.com ]

Directions:

1. Take a walnut and rub on a wood surface that contains scratches.

RESULTS: KIND OF WORKS!

HACK 5: EASY, SECURE, MESSY BUN FOR LONG HAIR
[ Hack from TikTok user @beautyhairshow ]

Directions:

1. Split your hair in half and tie in a knot.

2. Tie another knot right above it.

3. Twist the remaining strands and wrap around the bottom side of the knots.

4. Secure with rubber bands and bobby pins for the fly-aways.

RESULTS: SUCCESS!

HACK 6: KEEP CEREAL FRESH WITHOUT A CHIP CLIP
[ Hack from TikTok user @tiffanyofenstein ]

Directions:

1. Open the flaps of the box.

2. Push the small side flaps into the box.

3.Push the side of the box with the open slit into the box.

4. Pinch the small sides of the box together so that a crease forms and then bend towards the center of the box

4. Push the last side of the box into the small area you just created to form a tight, lunchbox style fold!

RESULTS: SUCCESS!

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