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Chances are, you’re not using everything in your drawers and cupboards to its full potential! These genius home hacks and do-it-yourself solutions will save you time, money and effort.

The Best Ways to Use Ammonia Around the House

Ammonia often plays second fiddle to bleach, but it’s one of the most powerful cleaning products in your arsenal. Here are 20 smart ways to use it.

I Tried IKEA’s New Air Purifier—Here’s What It’s Like

The new Förnuftig air purifier tackles indoor air pollution to help you breathe easier.


25 Plastic Wrap Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Learn how to use this versatile tool to its full potential.


The Guide to Using Baking Soda at Home

You've probably got a box of baking soda sitting at the back of your fridge, but this powerful deodorizer has...


No Watch? No Problem! Here’s How to Tell the Time, Anytime

Five back-to-basics ways of gauging the time of day without the aid of modern technology.

Aluminum Foil Hacks to Save You Time

If you're only using aluminum foil to line your cookie sheets, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.


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14 Reasons You Need to Stop Throwing Away Eggshells

Instead of throwing away eggshells after breakfast, try saving them for these incredible uses.

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15 Brilliant Butter Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using butter on your toast, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential! Check out these clever...


8 Things You Should Do on a Wednesday

Hump Day is great for taking it easy—or for living it up.


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14 Extraordinary Uses for Nail Polish Remover You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you've only been using nail polish remover on your nails, you're only tapping a fraction of its potential! Here...


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13 Mistakes That Shorten Your Laptop’s Life

A laptop is a big investment, so you want to keep it in good shape for as long as possible....

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20 Clever Cornstarch Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using cornstarch to thicken sauces and gravies, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential. Check out...


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20+ Thrifty Tricks to Make Everything You Own Last Longer

Making your stuff last longer is a great way to get more bang for your buck. From running shoes to...


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Clever Car Wax Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Who knew car wax could be so useful? Check out these brilliant ways to use car wax for more than...


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19 Bungee Cord Hacks to Get Hooked On

These fantastic elastic cords are useful for more than just tying down tarps.


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Got Old Oranges? Here’s How to Put Them to Work All Around the House

It turns out oranges are more than just a great-tasting source of vitamin C. Here are 16 genius household hacks...

6 Ways to Outsmart Porch Pirates

Shopping online? Here's how to stop the thieves who are out to plunder the packages left at your front door.


This Is How Often You Need to Back Up Your Computer

Here's how often tech pros say you need to back up your computer, and the best methods of backing up...


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How to Delete 99 Percent of Your Digital Footprint

These are the steps you can take to erase your activity from the Internet's long memory.


This Detergent Trick Will Completely Change Your Laundry Day

Don't throw away your "empty" laundry detergent—until you try this money-saving trick. It's so simple!


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40 Brilliant Home Organizing Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Simplify your life and make finding things effortless with these 40 home organizing hacks.


How to Block Someone on Facebook Messenger

Here's how to take control of your inbox and stop getting all those unwanted messages.


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15 Things You Never Knew Your Dishwasher Could Do

Odds are, you haven’t been taking advantage of this staple kitchen appliance’s full potential. These dishwasher hacks will totally blow...


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Don’t Toss These 50 Things—Repurpose Them Instead!

You'll be amazed at what these repurposed items can do.

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Healthy Home Checklist: 30+ Everyday Tips For a Healthier Home

Science-backed strategies that help eliminate potential health hazards and improve your well-being, room by room.


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50 Popular Life Hacks From the Internet That Just Don’t Work

Brushing your teeth with charcoal will get rid of stains—along with your tooth enamel.


You’ve Been Putting Garbage Bags in the Wrong Way—Here’s How

This TikTok hack teaches you the right way to get a garbage bag in the can. We can't believe we've...


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How to Delete Yourself From Google Searches

Looking to regain a little privacy? Follow these steps to remove yourself from Google searches—or at least hide the more...


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18 Secrets to Steal from People Who Never Get Hacked

Learn the best practices that stop cybercriminals in their tracks.


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9 Things Electricians Always Do In Their Own Homes

Before you attempt any DIY electrical work, learn the habits and best practices that are second nature to professional electricians.