Tag: lifehacks

May 11, 2015

What the Extra Shoelace Hole is For

What the Extra Shoelace Hole is For

This tip is for people who get blisters on their heels when they go running, walking or hiking. You can prevent these blisters with a “heel lock” or “lace lock” that creates extra friction between the laces at your ankle. This keeps the ankle and heel area nice and tight, without having to tighten…

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Apr 22, 2015

Simple Chart Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO Affect Your Photos

Simple Chart Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO Affect Your Photos

Here’s a great chart for beginners that want to get a basic understanding of how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect your photos. The chart doesn’t go into great detail and doesn’t explain why someone might use a higher ISO (e.g., in low light situations where you need a fast shutter speed), or how…

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Apr 16, 2015

The 55 Most Useful Life Hacks Ever

The 55 Most Useful Life Hacks Ever

A definitive list of life hacks that will actually simplify and improve your everyday life. This selection of 55 life hacks were hand-picked from our two previous posts: 50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World and 40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World. It also includes updated tips from the popular subreddit r/lifehacks.…

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Feb 24, 2015

When Hospitals Need to Remove a Ring They Use This

When Hospitals Need to Remove a Ring They Use This

In emergency situations where a ring needs to be removed immediately because it is too swollen, crushed or burned, hospitals use ring cutter tools like this, which are similar to can openers. Reddit user konvictkarl recently shared these photos to show the tool used at the hospital he works at. There are also electric-powered…

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Jan 15, 2015

Artist Hacks Power Glove Into Coolest Stop Motion Animation Tool Ever

Artist Hacks Power Glove Into Coolest Stop Motion Animation Tool Ever

Dillon Markey, an animator for Robot Chicken and PES, modified a Nintendo Power Glove into the most awesome animation tool ever. Markey also reminisces about the first time he ever saw the Power Glove as a child and the impact it had on him. See below for the classic scene from The Wizard. …

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Jan 14, 2015

40 Thought-Provoking Quotes to Get You Motivated

40 Thought-Provoking Quotes to Get You Motivated

We could all use a little motivation every now and then. Get inspired with these 40 thought-provoking quotes on life, goals and failure. For more inspiration be sure to check out the r/GetMotivated subreddit. You can also find plenty of motivational quotes and tips on Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram. 1. 2. …

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Dec 4, 2014

Remove Dents from Wood with an Iron

Remove Dents from Wood with an Iron

Trev25 at Instructables.com has a great step-by-step guide for getting dents out of wood using an iron. Judging from the 100+ comments the life hack is a hit and really works! You can find a summary below. Be sure to check out the original post to read all the tips and feedback from the…

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