We desperately look for some handy tips with a hope that it may minimize our time and effort in our daily lives. Some of these tips or tricks seem realistic while there are others which we may find irksome and therefore hesitate from trying. But the big question is: how do we find those tips? We can find them in some magazines or wait to hear them from experienced people, who have already tried and tested them. At times we come across some familiar looking ones, whereas there are some tips, which we have never ever heard of. Giving wisdom tips or hacks and receiving them, too, signifies a beautiful way of restoring and preserving some useful info and selflessly sharing it with others. We, at Topyaps, jotted down a few of them and present a countdown of top 10 tips and hacks to help you in your daily life.
10. Use nail polish to color code keys only to distinguish them later:
You can put different colored nail polish to differentiate each keys of the bunch. For example, if the key for green-colored wardrobe is painted green on the top, it is easier for us to make a distinction. Similarly we can adorn rest of the keys matching with their locks or object they fit into. Apart from the fun involved in it, they look stylish. Smart people live smartly!
9. Put pancake mix in a ketchup bottle for a hassle-free cooking:
You can empty pancake mixture into a ketchup bottle. It will only add to your convenience of cooking. You can store this mix in fridge for 2-3 days without any mess-up. In your daily life, pancakes may be integral. So, you have a quick way to bake that and eat it.
8. If you’ve forgotten the charger, a TV or PC with USB plug-in can be of help:
If you are travelling and you have forgotten your phone charger at home, there is no need to panic. Check whether the place you are staying has a TV with a USB plug-in attached or a PC or a laptop. Most phones can be charged with a USB. So, if you are carrying your laptop, you can be thankful for carrying one less item.
7. Stop receiving marketing mails by filtering “spam”:
It is a common problem with e-mail users; they are literally fed up with these unwanted mails. To get rid of this irritating problem from your daily life, you can mark them under the header titled ‘Spam’. With a single keystroke, you will be saved the annoyance and the hassle of dealing with spam mails.
6. Use plastic mugs as cutlery holder:
Plastic mugs can be used as cutlery holders, too. You can save the money and also make use of stray mugs which almost every household has in abundance. They will make your kitchen bright, lively and colorful. Try them!
5. Soak rusted pins in mustard oil overnight:
If you are anxious about the bundle of pins which got oxidized, you don’t need to worry anymore. Put them into a bowl and fill them with mustard oil. Leave it soaked overnight. You will find shining pins in the morning, looking as if they are brand new.
4. Walnut will help you with scratches:
Sometimes kids scratch the surface of that beautiful furniture in your house. Break open the walnut. Now you can remove those scratches through the help of these walnut kernels.
3. Put your credit cards upside down:
Pulling out your credit cards from the wallet is rarely an issue but could be a major pain in your daily life. To help you with this, you may find it convenient when you turn credit or debit cards upside down. It is actually easy to put them in the said manner.
2. To save contact lenses from drying, apply some water on your closed eyelids:
For those contact lens users, it is a sigh of relief that they do not have to be upset about the dryness which usually occurs after their prolonged use. Dip your fingers in a bowl of water, close your eyes, and dab your eyelids with your fingers. There, you can say goodbye the drying of your contact lenses!
1. Cotton balls will put away the onion-tears:
Onion is an essential part of our daily life but we hate cutting them. It is really troublesome when we have to cut onions especially while preparing non-vegetarian dishes as they bring tears to our eyes. Make small balls of cotton and stick them up your nose. Now you can bid goodbye to those teary eyes.