People from around the world have shared simple life hacks that make everyday chores even easier.
From peeling an orange to drinking a carton of juice, these forward thinkers from around the world have come up with novel ways to tackle common problems.
While some are certainly tongue-in-cheek, others offer helpful advice that you can easily try out at home, like the best way to put in a bobby pin so that it stays in place.
The tips were all shared on US-based website Diply. Here, we share some of our favourite examples…
Clean fingers! This tongue-in-cheek tip suggests eating messy crisps with chopsticks
If you can’t completely fit a bucket underneath the tap in your sink, use a plastic dustpan as a funnel to fill it up on the floor – although it could end up being a little messy
Fit even more ketchup into your paper container by rolling down the top, pictured, and get ready to make your fast food meals even more enjoyable
Oreos are made for dipping, but no one wants soggy fingers afterwards. Who knew the centre can be pierced with a fork to make for mess-free dunking?
So that’s what they’re for! Turns out the folded edges on the top of the tiny box are meant to be unfolded and lifted up so you can hold onto them when sipping on your drink
Cheers to that! Breaking a nail while opening a can of drink is easily done, but there is a special section on a bottle opener designed to make all your troubles go away
Monkey see, monkey do! Follow the example set by Chimpanzees and turn bananas upside down to peel (pictured)
We have all struggled to get tomato ketchup out of the bottle, but turns out the answer to fix this has been staring us straight in the face for many years. Instead of poking a knife in the tube, just tap the side of the bottle by the neck, where the label starts, to help it on its way
The struggle to heat up food evenly using the microwave is a problem we all face, but the trick is to leave a gap in the centre of the plate to get the perfect even temperature
There is nothing worse than a luke warm drink, and with BBQ season in full swing knowing how to make drinks cool down within minutes will earn major brownie points. Simply wrap wet tissue paper around the drink and put into the fridge for an instantly cold beverage
Drawing lines through a crossed out word doesn’t completely erase the word underneath. The trick: write other letters over the top to throw off anyone who could get their hands on your secret notes
Eating a burger can prove to be messy business, but not if you perfect this method and clutch the burger with every finger
Takeaway cup lids have more purpose than simply holding a straw – they can also double up as the perfect coaster for your beverage
Easy peeler: Cut the ends off the orange, slice half way through the middle until you reach the centre before it opens up like a concertina to reveal every segment in tact