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Who Knew You Could Do So Many Awesome Things With Your Glue Gun?

Who Knew You Could Do So Many Awesome Things With Your Glue Gun?

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Ah, the hot glue gun...every crafter's ultimate tool. We're all familiar with what it's meant to do -- glue things together -- but the little handheld appliance can be used for tons of other things! From creating beautiful wall art to helping you keep your clothes from falling off hangers...here's how you can get the most out of your glue gun. 1. This genius drilled a little hole in their desk and glued their charger into it. Reddit / cmbv 2. Prevent mold buildup inside bath toys by sealing them off with glue. We Love Being Moms 3. Go old-school and seal your envelopes like so. eHow / Susie Delaney ...
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 ...
This Woman Turned Her Jeep Into An Epic Camper With No Experience At All

This Woman Turned Her Jeep Into An Epic Camper With No Experience At All

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What She Does With Shaving Cream Will Save You So Much Annoyance, Ladies

What She Does With Shaving Cream Will Save You So Much Annoyance, Ladies

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTAT_ATF'); }); Ladies, we've all been there...we put on our makeup and then get dressed, only to ruin our shirt because some foundation or blush rubbed off on it! If you're lucky, sometimes it comes out in the laundry. But with this trick, you don't have to test fate with your favorite clothing.Grab some shaving cream and get to work. Yes, it really is this simple... I can't tell you how many times I've found a dress I like at the store with a makeup stain on it! With this hack, I'll definitely buy it next time. If you want other awesome beauty tricks, check these out! Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/shaving-cream-makeup/
25 Pro Tips That Will Make Your Life (And The Lives Of Those Around You) Much Better

25 Pro Tips That Will Make Your Life (And The Lives Of Those Around You) Much Better

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As you probably know by now, there's always room for improvement. At home, at school, and at work, most of us find little ways to do better every day. But as winter fades into a rainy spring, it's sometimes hard to find inspiration.And that's where this list comes in. We went ahead and compiled some tips and tricks that you can try to make your life — and the lives of everyone around you — way better in the long run! 1. When leaving a message, say your phone number at the beginning and the end. Flickr / Andrew Wippler 2. Always check the license plate number on your parking tickets. Sometimes, people take tickets off of their cars and stick them elsewhere. Flickr / Charleston's TheDigitel ...
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...
Hand Sanitizer Has The Power To Remove This Annoying Substance From Your Car

Hand Sanitizer Has The Power To Remove This Annoying Substance From Your Car

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From fender benders to making sure your registration is up to date and keeping the tank full...car owners have a lot of things to worry about. That's why when a bird poops on your windshield or you get tree sap on your pristine paint job, it's really the icing on the already stress-covered cake. While the white goop is pretty easy to get rid of, you can pretty much forget about getting that sticky sap off...Or at least that's what I thought until I saw this genius tip on The Garage. Come spring -- and summer and fall, for that matter -- trees have the annoying tendency to drip sap on your car. Flickr / Jim Legans, Jr Short of spending tons on specialized cleaners that often don't work or scrapi...
This Is The Reason There’s An Extra Shoelace Hole In Your Sneakers

This Is The Reason There’s An Extra Shoelace Hole In Your Sneakers

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Let's be honest, for years we've tied our shoes without using the top lace holes in our sneakers. Or maybe you use them, but they don't add much to your walking experience.Why are they there? What do they do? They've got to have a purpose, right? Well, it turns out that not only do they have a function, but it's actually pretty epic when you discover the difference it makes in your shoe-wearing experience. Don't believe us? Just see for yourself... Now don't we all feel pretty silly for never figuring that out? Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/shoelace-hole/
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/