Archive for May, 2012

Make crystal clear ice cubes May 7, 2012 3:26 pm

Make crystal clear ice cubes

How to get drunk on Gummy Bears May 7, 2012 10:37 am

How to get drunk on Gummy Bears

How to make moss graffiti May 5, 2012 2:55 pm

How to make moss graffiti

Other News

  • Food & Drink Quickly chill any drink in minutes!

    Quickly chill any drink in minutes!

    Bought a beautiful 6 pack after a long day, only to get home and find they’re room temperature? You then have that moral quandary - do you put in the fridge/freezer for an hour, or do you drink a warm beer? Let us help. Simply wrap the beer in a wet paper towel, and place in the freezer. Special physical magic takes place, and the beer should ice cold in less than 15 minutes!

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  • Food & Drink Instant ice cold water!

    Instant ice cold water!

    Like to take water with you on your daily run, or on a hot day? Cold tap water doesn’t stay cold for long, and ice takes an unusually long amount of time to melt. Get the best of both worlds, without faffing around with ice cubes, using this life trick: Simply fill your exercise/water bottle up to the quarter mark. Place on it’s side in the freezer, whilst ensuring the water level doesn’t cover the mouthpiece. When you want cold [...]

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  • Food & Drink How to tell if an egg is fresh

    How to tell if an egg is fresh

    Eggs – the little bundles of joy/salmonella. Use this simple guide to help you determine whether the egg is fresh – all you need is some water.

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  • DIY Home painting made easier

    Home painting made easier

    Painting something at home using a standard tin of paint and brush? Save annoying drips and flicks around the tin, and do away with needing to brush the excess paint off the edge, by simply attaching a thick elastic band around the tin. This allows you to wipe the excess away, keep the tin rim clean of paint, and save yourself a lot of bother!

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  • Pro Tips Use a walnut to touch up damaged furniture

    Use a walnut to touch up damaged furniture

    Are your wooden chairs and table legs the victim of years of wear and tear, and showing the scars to prove it? Touch up scrapes and scratches, with nothing more than a walnut. By depositing a thin layer of walnut oil (in fact, many oils will work, such as linseed oil), it helps restore the natural colours.

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  • Food & Drink Chill white wine without ice

    Chill white wine without ice

    Want to enjoy a nice, cold glass of Chablis – but some fool forgot to chill the wine? There’s always the option of ice though, but melted ice = a watered down glass of wine. Why not use this fantastic life trick: Simply keep a small stock of frozen, white grapes in your freezer. Pop a few in to your wine, and voila – it chills the wine, it doesn’t water it down, and looks fantastic!

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  • Pro Tips Save your fingernails when adding to a keyring

    Save your fingernails when adding to a keyring

    We all know how risky it is, trying to add a new key to your keyring. Those metal hoops, insanely close together and often the cause of a cracked nail, need not be a problem! Simply use a staple remover to bite into it, allowing you to thread your new key on without pain or issue!

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  • How To How to quickly undo most knots

    How to quickly undo most knots

    The simple knot – such a lifesaver and used throughout the home. But undoing them, especially if the knot has tightened after supporting weight, can be difficult. Solution? Simply twist the loose end as much as possible, until it’s solid. Then push this through the knot, and with a bit of luck – voila! Undone knot.  

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