By now, we’re all familiar with the ingenuity of life hacks. But some of them can get seriously complicated, or otherwise only apply to some truly obscure situations. Happily, these brilliantly simple hacks swerve those issues by being not only easy to carry out, but universally applicable. After this, your life will be magnitudes smoother – trust us.
Power cuts and freezers aren’t a great mix – indeed, if your food defrosts and refreezes, it’s often no longer safe to eat. A great way to make sure this hasn’t happened while you’ve been away is to place a coin atop a cup of frozen water. If it sinks, it’s time to clear out your freezer.
We all know the pain of trying to perfectly peel a boiled egg. Well, as strange as it sounds, there is a nifty hack that can make the process as painless as possible: simply stick a thumbtack into the bottom of the egg to create a hole before boiling. It’s that simple.