18 Things You've Been Doing Wrong Without Even Knowing It

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Think you've been nailing it? Not so fast!

Eating Chinese Food From the Top of the To-Go Container

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It's actually designed to fold down into a plate.

Drinking Your Soda the Normal Way

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....Instead of taking advantage of the handy, built-in straw holder!

Reheating Your Leftovers In One Big Blob

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They heat more evenly if you arrange them in a donut shape!

Struggling To Fill Your Bucket In a Shallow Sink

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Just use this clever dustpan trick to create a little waterway.

Tossing Your Bags Randomly In Your Shopping Cart

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...Instead of taking advantage of the handy built-in bag holders.

Killing Your Nails Trying To Open a Key Ring

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Use not use this nifty staple remover trick instead?

Taking a Wild Guess When You Forget What Side the Gas Tank's On

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There's a little arrow by the gas symbol that'll take the guess work out of it.

Enduring Sandwiches With Meatless Corners

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Enjoy a fuller sandwich with a little meat rearranging.

Assuming You Can Only Microwave One Bowl of Food at a Time

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Behold this genius way to create layers!

Keeping Your Ketchup Cups From Achieving Their Full Potential

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They are actually capable of folding out to provide a roomier dipping experience.

Rocking Your Ear Buds Wrong

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Get a load of how they're actually supposed to be worn!

Shaking Your Tic Tacs Container Like a Mad Woman

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There's a little built in holder in the lid specifically to help avoid such chaos!

Watching the Clock While Waiting For Your Drink To Get Cold

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Wrap it in a cool paper towel before putting it in the freezer and it'll chill way faster.

Putting Your Toilet Seat Covers On Backwards

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The little inside flap is actually supposed to go in the front.

Letting Your Stir Spoon Sauce Up the Whole Kitchen

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Instead of using the built in spoon holder in most pots.

Cutting Your Baby Tomatoes One by One

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Just put them between two plastic lids and you can cut a slew of them safely and all at once.

Grasping Your Juice Box From the Middle

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Use the little wings that fold it out hold it without spilling the juice!

Getting Your Hands All Buttery Digging For Popcorn

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Instead just open it form the side and enjoy butter free hands!


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