How Could You Have Got This Far In Your Existence Without Using These 50 Amazing Life Hacks?

Life is hard. Which is why god invented life hacks to help you with the simple problems in life 'How could i have come this far in my life without using any of these?' i hear some of you asking yourselves. Well, the answer could be because you haven't thought about the problem long enough, prayed (or cursed) to the right god, or it could be because you are just dumb, so take your pick.

But fear not as we show you some ingenious low-budget tips and tricks to make your life just a little bit simpler and a whole lot easier (obviously not ones like the examples above).

Some of these won't apply but I guarantee that at least one or two will become part of your everyday life and will make you day run a lot smoother.

Life hacking refers to any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that increases productivity and efficiency, in all walks of life. It is arguably a modern appropriation of a gordian knot - in other words, anything that solves an everyday problem in an inspired, ingenious manner. Coined in the 1980s in hacker culture, the term became popularized in the blogosphere and is primarily used by computer experts who suffer from information overload or those with a playful curiosity in the ways they can accelerate their workflow in ways other than programming.

1/ How to shrink pimples quickly using Listerine

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2/ How to get more take-out food than you paid for

How to get more take-out food than you paid for (50 of 50)

3/ How to get your dorm room smelling fresh and clean

How to get your dorm room smelling fresh and clean (49 of 50)

4/ How to make the perfect LOUD alarm clock

How to make the perfect LOUD alarm clock (48 of 50)

5/ How to stop your charger wire from bending or breaking

How to stop your charger wire from bending or breaking (47 of 50)

6/Aluminium foil will cure static in a dryer

Aluminium foil will cure static in a dryer (46 of 50)

7/ How to chill whilte wine without watering it down

How to chill whilte wine without watering it down (4 of 50)

8/ Use retail hangers as chip clips

Use retail hangers as chip clips (2 of 50)

9/ A perfect cure for the always-falling zipper

A perfect cure for the always-falling zipper (3 of 50)

10/ How to fill a container from a small sink without spillage

How to fill a container from a small sink without spillage (45 of 50)

11/ Use AAA batteries in devices that require AA

Use AAA batteries in devices that require AA (44 of 50)

12/ Instant hifi speakers in a flash

Instant hifi speakers in a flash (43 of 50)

13/ Save space when packing a spare change of clothes.

Save space when packing a spare change of clothes. (42 of 50)

14/ Place a plastic bottle on top of a yoke and gently squeeze to separate egg yolks from egg whites

Place a plastic bottle on top of a yoke and gently squeeze to separate egg yolks from egg whites (41 of 50)

15/ Pulling the bones out of a chicken wing makes it easier to eat. Just twist the bone and pull.

Pulling the bones out of a chicken wing makes it easier to eat. Just twist the bone and pull. (40 of 50)

16/ Folding shirts doesn’t have to be a tedious chore.

Folding shirts doesn’t have to be a tedious chore. (39 of 50)

17/ Many hotel TVs have handy USB slots in the back that will charge most smartphones.

Many hotel TVs have handy USB slots in the back that will charge most smartphones. (38 of 50)

18/ Stack clothes vertically side by side in the dresser to save a lot of room

Stack clothes vertically side by side in the dresser to save a lot of room (37 of 50)

19/ Peel away a small hole at the top of the boiled egg and a large one on the bottom and blow to remove the shell.

Peel away a small hole at the top of the boiled egg and a large one on the bottom and blow to remove the shell. (36 of 50)

20/ How to keep a pot from bubbling over

How to keep a pot from bubbling over (33 of 50)

21/ Pinching the end of a banana is a far easier way to open it.

Pinching the end of a banana is a far easier way to open it. (35 of 50)

22/ Soft-drink lids can double as coasters

Soft-drink lids can double as coasters (34 of 50)

23/ Perfectly cut cherry tomatoes all at once

Perfectly cut cherry tomatoes all at once (32 of 50)

24/ How to unwrinkle a shirt in a flash

How to unwrinkle a shirt in a flash (31 of 50)

25/ How to keep your valuable stuff safe at the beach

How to keep your valuable stuff safe at the beach (30 of 50)

26/ How to make the perfect sandwich

How to make the perfect sandwich (29 of 50)

27/ Run the razor across old jeans to resharpen and extend its life.

Run the razor across old jeans to resharpen and extend its life. (28 of 50)

28 / How to make an icepack that won't drip when it melts

How to make an icepack that won't drip when it melts  (27 of 50)

29/ Chinese containers are designed to fold out into plates

Chinese containers are designed to fold out into plates (26 of 50)

30/ Tell which side an exit ramp will be on

Tell which side an exit ramp will be on (25 of 50)

31/ Add things to your key rin without breaking your nails

Add things to your key rin without breaking your nails (24 of 50)

32/ A standard headlamp strapped to a 1 gallon jug of water can illuminate an entire room or tent.

A standard headlamp strapped to a 1 gallon jug of water can illuminate an entire room or tent. (23 of 50)

33/ How to get rid of scratches on wooden furniture

How to get rid of scratches on wooden furniture (22 of 50)

34/ How to microwave the perfect pizza

How to microwave the perfect pizza (21 of 50)

35/ Never have un-popped kernels in your popcorn again

Never have un-popped kernels in your popcorn again (20 of 50)

36/ Use a can opener on obnoxious plastic packaging

Use a can opener on obnoxious plastic packaging (19 of 50)

37/ Never hammer your fingers and thumbs again!

Never hammer your fingers and thumbs again! (18 of 50)

38/ Wrap a wet paper towel around beer, and put it in the freezer to cool in just 2 minutes

Wrap a wet paper towel around beer, and put it in the freezer to cool in just 2 minutes (17 of 50)

39/ Create perfect microwaved food like a BOSS!

Create pefect microwaved food like a BOSS! (16 of 50)

40/ How to fix a blurry phone camera

How to fix a blurry phone camera (15 of 50)

41/ Putting your phone into airplane mode will charge it twice as fast

Putting your phone into airplane mode will charge it twice as fast (14 of 50)

42/ How to get rid of smelly pools of liquid from your bin

How to get rid of smelly lpools of liquid from your bin (13 of 50)

43/ Stop people from stealing your pens at work

Stop people from stealing your pens at work (12 of 50)

44/ How to get rid of smelly shoes forever

How to get rid of smelly shoes forever (11 of 50)

45/ How to hang things on the wall perfectly

How to hang things on the wall perfectly (10 of 50)

46/ Pour a half a cup of baking soda and a cup of vinegar into a clogged drain to unblock it

Pour a half a cup of baking soda and a cup of vinegar into a clogged drain to unblock it  (9 of 50)

47/ The easiest way to make an ice cream sandwich

The easiest way to make an ice cream sandwich (8 of 50)

48/ Use a leaf blower and PVC pipes to clean gutters without a ladder

Use a leaf blower and PVC pipes to clean gutters without a ladder (7 of 50)

49/ What to do with your crib when the kids grow out of it

What to do with your crib when the kids grow out of it (6 of 50)

50/ How to fit two bowls into a small microwave

How to fiit two bowls into a small microwave (5 of 50)