It’s okay. These little tricks will help you become the highly advanced human you’ve always dreamed of being.
1. You’re Doing It Wrong: The BLT
THERE IS NOT BACON IN EVERY BITE.
Source:?myrecipes.com The Right Way to Make a BLT:
Basketweave that bacon.
2. You’re Doing It Wrong: Boiling Eggs
The Right Way to Boil Eggs:
Add one teaspoon of baking soda. It’ll make the shell come off effortlessly.
3. How NOT to Eat a Cupcake:
Via: inmagine.com The right way to eat a cupcake:
Make a cupcake sandwich. Equal frosting to cake ratio in every bite.
4. You’re Doing It Wrong: Bobby Pins
The bobby pins are constantly sliding out of your hair and coming loose.
Source:?baltimorestyle.com The Right Way to Insert a Bobby Pin:
Source:?thebeautydepartment.com 5. You’re Doing It Wrong: Nail Polish
Source:?m.inmagine.com How to Properly Apply Nail Polish:
Source:?pinterest.com 6. The Wrong Way to Make Cookies in the Summer:
Everything gets even hotter with the oven on.
The right way:
Best car air freshener ever.
7. How You Normally Fold a Fitted Sheet:
The Right Way:
Source:?2.bp.blogspot.com 8. You’re Doing It Wrong: Cleaning the Blender
You reach your sponge down, accidentally cut yourself on one of the blades, and start bleeding everywhere.
Source:?3.bp.blogspot.com The Right Way:
Source:?pinterest.com 9. You’re Doing It Wrong: Taco Eating
The shit is just spilling out everywhere.
Source:?google.com The Right Way:
Use lettuce leaves as a taco liner. Even if the taco shell breaks, your taco contents are still contained.
Source:?img4-2.realsimple.timeinc.net 10. You’re Doing It Wrong: Eating a Popsicle
You’re a slob. You’re only human.
Source:?family.go.com The Right Way: Use a Cupcake Wrapper
Source:?media-cache-ec3.pinterest.com 11. If This Is Your Dresser, You’re Doing It Wrong
Source:?burrowsorganization.com The Right Way to Fold Clothes
File folded clothes to save space.
Source:?google.com 12. You’re Doing It Wrong: Squeezing Lemons
Source:?tastykitchen.com The Right Way: Use a Pair of Tongs
You’ll get much more juice out. Another tip: microwave for a few seconds. It’ll make the lemon softer and more squeezable.
Source:?marthastewart.com 13. You’re Doing It Wrong: Stale Ass Chips
The Right Way: Master the Origami Bag Fold
Source:?pinterest.com 14. You’re Doing It Wrong: Peeling a Potato with a Peeler
You are wasting so much valuable potato!
Source:?thisweekfordinner.com The Right Way:
After boiling the potato, put into cold water for 5 minutes. Twist the potato skin off with your hands — it should come right off.
Source:?all-thats-interesting 15. You’re Doing It Wrong: Living Through the Pain of New Shoes
Source:?beauty-and-the-bath.com The Right Way: Break In Your Shoes In Under Five Minutes
Put on a thick pair of socks and then put on your shoes. Aim a hairdryer at the shoes, concentrating on the tighter spots. Wiggle your toes and feet around. Keep them on while they cool.
Remove the socks and test out shoes. They should be stretched out, but if not, just repeat the process.
Source:?coffeelightandsweet.com 16. The PB&J: You’re Doing It Wrong
You haven’t quite mastered how not to get jelly all over yourself.
You have no excuse.
Source:?google.com The Right Way to Make PB&J: The Pocket Method
Source:?pinterest.com 17. You’re Doing It Wrong: Opening a Banana at the Tip
Source:?img.ehowcdn.com The Fast, Efficient Way to Peel a Banana:
Pinch the bottom ends and split open. You’ll end up with a cartoon-perfect banana peel, plus it eliminates the stringy stuff.
Source:?seriouseats.com Video available at: http://youtube.com/watchv=nBJV56WUDng.
Watch the video tutorial.
Source:?youtube.com 18. You’re Doing It Wrong: Cutting Cherry Tomatoes One by One
As if you had all the goddamn time in the world to spend on a stupid salad.
Source:?visualphotos.com The Right Way: Sandwich the Tomatoes Between Two Plastic Lids and Slice Across
Source:?food52.com 19. You, Eating Pomegranates: WRONG!
Source:?flickrhivemind.net The Right Way to Get Those Pomegranate Seeds Out Intact:Video available at: http://youtube.com/watchv=gvC0iIfTVPA.
Cut the pomegranate in half, submerge in cold water, and extract the seeds from under the water. They’ll release effortlessly from the papery membrane and sink to the bottom of the bowl.
Source:?youtube.com 20. How You Normally Eat Tic Tacs:
An entire container of these dainty little candies, consumed in one sitting, like a heathen.
Source:?gregmce The Right Way:
The Tic Tac dispenser is specifically engineered to allot ONE AT A TIME.
Source:?images.huffingtonpost.com 21. The Wrong Way to Enjoy a Bag of Chips:
HAHA you actually use your hands to hold the bag
Source:?2.bp.blogspot.com Alas, There Is a Right Way:
Roll up the bottom to create a snack bowl. You can now serve chips at parties without having to dirty yet another bowl.
Source:?http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lt042443ZX1qbr8m0o1_500.jpg 22. You’re Doing It Wrong: Smashing Beer Cans on Your Head
Source:?2.bp.blogspot.com The Proper Way to Crush a Can on Your Head:
Use your fingers to begin the process of the crushing. Get the full directions here.
Source:?cdn.instructables.com Or, if you’re not a fratboy…
You could crush a can the civilized way.