Surprising Life Hacks That Are A Century Old But Are Still Relevant


A company named Gallaher Ltd. Tobacco published a set of 100 life hacks in 1910. The series was called How To Do It. 

107 years have passed since then but you will be surprised to notice how relevant these hacks still are.

1. In winters, it is difficult to figure out whether a bed is just very cold or moist. 

Just put a mirror in your bed and if it becomes misty after a while, your bed is definitely wet!

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2. You got these beautiful flowers but they wilted on your way back home? 

This is exactly what you need.

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3. Alcohol bottles can be used for a lot of purposes. However, cleaning it is not a very easy task.

I can’t believe it is this simple.

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4. Sometimes, an ink pen likes to remind you of its existence by ruining your clothes or handkerchiefs. Here is how to get rid of the marks that it leaves.

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Rida Mehtab

A chemical engineering major, but a confessional poetry enthusiast. My obsessions are simple: food, Manchester United, my cat, Sylvia Plath and my curiosity. (not necessarily in that order)

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