Hack Your Way Through Life

Life can be made much easier by utilizing these easy life hacks. The following were used to make the project much simpler.

Life can be made much easier by utilizing these easy life hacks. The following were used to make the project much simpler.

All Photos Courtesy of Kelleigh Hogan

Life can be made much easier by utilizing these easy life hacks. The following were used to make the project much simpler.

Kelleigh Hogan, Editor of Sports and Student Life

End the struggles of everyday life using these simple life hacks. Ranging from pillows to zippers, these tricks can make life easier in the different aspects of frustrations in your life.


 

Permanent Marker Be Gone

If you’re anything like me, you’ve ended the day with streaks of permanent markers on your hands and arms. However, little did I realize that the key to getting rid of the permanent marker spots on my arms was right in front of me: hand sanitizer. Simply rub the hand sanitizer on your hands to get rid of the marker stains.

If you’re anything like me, you’ve ended the day with streaks of permanent markers on your hands and arms. However, little did I realize that the key to getting rid of the permanent marker spots on my arms was right in front of me: hand sanitizer. Simply rub the hand sanitizer on your hands to get rid of the marker stains.


 

No More Tangled Headphones and Cords

If you have ever grabbed a pair of headphones or other cords and found a mess of cord into a knot unable to be untied, then you are not alone. Once you manage to untie that mess, wrap it up around your hands and place a hair clip around the cords. This way you are able to prevent future stress and the knots associated with it.         These life hacks can make life easier by getting rid of the basic annoyances of life. By utilizing these tricks, you can overcome the petty challenges in life.

If you have ever grabbed a pair of headphones or other cords and found a mess of cord into a knot unable to be untied, then you are not alone. Once you manage to untie that mess, wrap it up around your hands and place a hair clip around the cords. This way you are able to prevent future stress and the knots associated with it. These life hacks can make life easier by getting rid of the basic annoyances of life. By utilizing these tricks, you can overcome the petty challenges in life.


 

Don’t Lose Technology to Water

The mistake and following dread of technology getting damaged by water, whether it be the washing machine, pool, or sink can be fixed with a simple kitchen find.Although some technology is considered waterproof, not all technology is fortunate enough to have that advantage. When water damage happens, do not panic. Instead, place the gadget into a bag of rice and allow it to sit for a day at the most. Personally, after leaving a flash drive in the washing machine, placing it a bag of rice recovered the flash drive.

The mistake and following dread of technology getting damaged by water, whether it be the washing machine, pool, or sink can be fixed with a simple kitchen find.Although some technology is considered waterproof, not all technology is fortunate enough to have that advantage. When water damage happens, do not panic. Instead, place the gadget into a bag of rice and allow it to sit for a day at the most. Personally, after leaving a flash drive in the washing machine, placing it a bag of rice recovered the flash drive.


 

Bread Can Save Shoes

Flip-flops are considered a necessity to any Arizonan. However, if you have many one dollar flip-flops, chances are that the rubber stem can become detached from the base of the shoe. This common problem that can kill a pair of flip-flops is easily solved using an object you’re sure to find in your home. Attach a plastic bread clip above the end of the stem and fix the disattached flip flops.

Flip-flops are considered a necessity to any Arizonan. However, if you have many one dollar flip-flops, chances are that the rubber stem can become detached from the base of the shoe. This common problem that can kill a pair of flip-flops is easily solved using an object you’re sure to find in your home. Attach a plastic bread clip above the end of the stem and fix the unattached flip flops.


 

New Life to Old Pillows

End the problem of flat pillows in your house by using an asset inherent to the Arizona land. Place a flat pillow in the sun for thirty minutes to an hour, which will plump your pillow easily instead of replacing them. The sun will evaporate the moisture that is causing the flatness of the pillow.

End the problem of flat pillows in your house by using an asset inherent to the Arizona land. Place a flat pillow in the sun for thirty minutes to an hour, which will plump your pillow easily instead of replacing them. The sun will evaporate the moisture that is causing the flatness of the pillow.


 

Watering With Milk

The difficulties of watering your plants can be fatal - for your plants at least. Overwatering or underwatering is hardest to avoid in gardening, and the cause of the most plant deaths. However, perfect your watering system by using a milk jug. Puncture holes on the lid of the milk jug and water your plants.

The difficulties of watering your plants can be fatal – for your plants at least. Overwatering or underwatering is hardest to avoid in gardening, and the cause of the most plant deaths. However, perfect your watering system by using a milk jug. Puncture holes on the lid of the milk jug and water your plants.


 

Post It to Clean It

The in-betweens of your keyboard are a paradise for dust particles. The key to end your keyboard frustration is a post-it note, placed sticky-side between the rows to collect any loose grains and particles. Using this easy trick, you create a smoother typing surface.

The in-betweens of your keyboard are a paradise for dust particles. The key to end your keyboard frustration is a post-it note, placed sticky-side between the rows to collect any loose grains and particles. Using this easy trick, you create a smoother typing surface.


 

End the Tape Struggle

Many people have found themselves in the common dilemma of trying to find the end of a roll of tape. Place a paperclip at the end of tape strand to stop the unnecessary struggle.

Many people have found themselves in the common dilemma of trying to find the end of a roll of tape. Place a paperclip at the end of tape strand to stop the unnecessary struggle.


 

Graphite and Zippers

Stuck zippers will be a thing of the past with this trick. Whether it be on your jacket or backpack, the inability of moving the zipper can be easily ended with a graphite pencil. Rub the pencil along the teeth of the zipper and wiggle it free.

Stuck zippers will be a thing of the past with this trick. Whether it be on your jacket or backpack, the inability of moving the zipper can be easily ended with a graphite pencil. Rub the pencil along the teeth of the zipper and wiggle it free.


 

Glitter Glue Nails

Everyone knows not all nail polishes are created equal. Despite the beauty of glitter nail polish, the frustration of removing it can make it not worth the effort. Use white school glue as your base coat for the nail polish. After allowing it to dry, paint on your glitter nail polish. When you are ready to remove the nail polish, remove the glue coat by peeling it off the top layer with the glue.

Everyone knows not all nail polishes are created equal. Despite the beauty of glitter nail polish, the frustration of removing it can make it not worth the effort. Use white school glue as your base coat for the nail polish. After allowing it to dry, paint on your glitter nail polish. When you are ready to remove the nail polish, remove the glue coat by peeling it off the top layer with the glue.


These life hacks can make life easier by getting rid of the basic annoyances of life. By utilizing these tricks, you can overcome the petty challenges in life.