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You’ve Been Making Grilled Cheese Wrong All These Years — Here’s How It’s Done

You’ve Been Making Grilled Cheese Wrong All These Years — Here’s How It’s Done

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Growing up, my family always referred to grilled cheese sandwiches by a different name. I'm not really sure why or how it got started, but in my household, they were called toasted cheese sandwiches. It wasn't until college that I was informed I'd been labeling this all-American favorite incorrectly for more than half my life. As if that weren't traumatic enough, I just learned that I've been making them improperly for my entire life, too!So to save you readers from that cheese-filled heartache, I'm going to share this chef's secret with you. As it turns out, cheese doesn't just belong inside of these sandwiches. Feel free to share the trick with all of your friends! (Or...
15 Surprisingly Useful Body Hacks You Can Use Right Now

15 Surprisingly Useful Body Hacks You Can Use Right Now

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The human body is a strange, wondrous thing, but do we really use our bodies to their fullest potential? I mean, think about it. Plenty of us run ourselves ragged, survive on coffee, and regularly become totally consumed by stress. This can really take a toll when it comes to sleeping, eating right, and maintaining focus. If this sounds like you, here are a few body hacks that you definitely need to add to your arsenal! 1. Falling asleep right after you study will help you retain more information. Flickr / CollegeDegrees360 2. Putting your tongue on the roof of your mouth will get rid of brain freeze. Flickr / Rick Kimpel ...
25 Parenting Hacks Every New Mom Or Dad Should Definitely Know

25 Parenting Hacks Every New Mom Or Dad Should Definitely Know

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Just under 4 million babies are born in the U.S. each year. That means that some 8 million parents welcome a new child into the world. And as those parents know, raising a kid is not an easy job. There are sleepless nights, stressful days, diaper changes, crying...the list goes on. As your little ones grow up, new challenges arise. That's why it's so important to have an edge. Take it from moms and dads who have been parents many times over -- this insider knowledge is sure to make things easier on just about any new mother or father. 1. Prevent your kid's toys from floating away in the tub with an old laundry basket. Reddit / ThirdFloorNorth 2. Make a DIY sparkler hand protector out of a Solo cup. I Love 2 ...
With This Simple Trick, You Can Remove Sticky Stuff From Just About Any Surface

With This Simple Trick, You Can Remove Sticky Stuff From Just About Any Surface

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Every parent knows the annoyance of finding residue from a sticker their kids carelessly pulled off a window or mirror. Try as you might to scrape it off, you eventually give up...sadly, that thing is on there for good.While there have been countless life hacks to address the issue, as far as we can tell, none work quite as well as this one. So grab your bug spray -- yes, you read that right -- and get to work on that pesky sticker spot! Parents, I know just how you feel! Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/sticker-removal/
18 Super Genius Holiday Life Hacks That’ll Make Decorating So Much Easier

18 Super Genius Holiday Life Hacks That’ll Make Decorating So Much Easier

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There is nothing I dread more than decorating for the holidays. Don't get me wrong, I love the festive, cozy look, but the tangled lights, knotty garland, and crumpled tree limbs are enough to make anyone wish for spring. I know that I make it harder on myself by not storing things properly the year before, but not all of us are born crafty geniuses. Luckily, we've found 18 life hacks that will make getting ready for the holidays a bit more tolerable this year. We can't guarantee that you'll win "best decorated in the neighborhood," but you will be the most organized elf on the block. 1. Plastic cups offer a cheap and effective way to store ornaments. For extra security, hot glue the cups to a piece of cardboard. Mom'...
These 20 Facts Could Literally Save Your Life One Day — Listen Up!

These 20 Facts Could Literally Save Your Life One Day — Listen Up!

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You never know when information that you consider to be useless could end up saving your life. In the heat of the moment, would you know what to do if your life was in danger? Sure, we all know that if you're on fire, you should stop, drop and roll, but useful information like that isn't always going to be so readily available in your mind. While hopefully you're never put in situations where these facts are needed, there's always a small chance that disaster could strike. Here are 20 safety facts and tips that could help you survive just about anything. 1. Make eye contact to prevent yourself from falling victim to criminals. Flickr / Simon_sees Most people tend to look down and ru...
These Look Like Chicken Wings, But This Creation Is So Much More

These Look Like Chicken Wings, But This Creation Is So Much More

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Next game day, make something that even your healthiest friends will love! Counting down the days to the big game can cause people a great deal of anxiety, whether you care about the score...or just want to make sure you keep your friends full and entertained.Make it easy on yourself when it's your turn to host and remember this simple spin on a classic game day food. Because with a bit of buffalo sauce and a secret ingredient, you'll have them fighting like crazy over your food instead of the teams! I want to eat all of this. Because, let's face it: buffalo sauce can make just about anything insanely delicious. Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/buffalo-cauliflower-wings/
Apparently, Even Bike Locks Can Be Hacked These Days — And It’s Scary Simple

Apparently, Even Bike Locks Can Be Hacked These Days — And It’s Scary Simple

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"Life hacks" -- they're the trendy little tricks that make the lives of nice people just a bit easier...then again, this might be the first one I've seen that could potentially make things easier for criminals. Watch as this guy teaches viewers how to open a simple bike lock in under 90 seconds. I can't believe it's that easy! Now you know that you have to buy a super-secure bike lock. Lesson learned: the next time I ride a bike, I'm locking it up with a medieval ball and chain.Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/bike-lock/
Make Your Dirty Toothbrush Look Brand-New With This Simple Life Hack

Make Your Dirty Toothbrush Look Brand-New With This Simple Life Hack

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I'll be the first to admit that I hate spending money on things like toothbrushes that need to be replaced every month or so. But at the same time, I'm not the biggest fan of sticking a dirty brush in my mouth, expecting it to keep my pearly whites clean. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBP_ATF'); }); If only there were a way to save some money on dental care without having to risk dirtying your mouth with a grungy toothbrush. Well, you're in luck! With just a bowl of hot water, you can make your old, grimy toothbrush look brand-new. This simple hack is sure to make both your wallet and mouth happy. It amazes me how something so simple can totally change your life for the better. Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/toothbrush-revitalization/...
Super-Simple Life Hack That You’ll Use All The Time (Once You Know About It)

Super-Simple Life Hack That You’ll Use All The Time (Once You Know About It)

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Toilet bowls are, by their nature, full of nasty stuff. Not only do they house your body's waste, they also are home to a ton of bacteria that's dangerous to our health. The toilet is meant for dirty things to go in, but sometimes...they don't stay in there.According to a study by scientists at Leeds University, toilet water splash-back contains tons of germs and bacteria that can cause diarrhea and vomiting. This is especially true in the case of automatic flushing toilets. Due to the wonky nature of their sensors, they can flush while you are still sitting on the john, causing that nasty bacteria to get all over your legs and other...unmentionable...parts of your body. T-Square Company So how do you stop this from happening? Boom. Edit: For ...