Archive for ‘life hacks’

August 15, 2019

How to spend even more time doing laundry

by allthoughtswork

Hint: Mute the music on the first one or you’ll be biting a towel in frustration.

August 15, 2019

More handy tips for us clean freaks, Episode: Car

by allthoughtswork

Gonna try the paintbrush-in-the-vents one and the bug-dryer-sheet one. I’m also letting a 2 L. of Diet Coke go flat so I can load it into a squirt bottle and have my mechanic point it at my rusting drive train. He wants to see if it works, too.

PS: The toothpaste-on-the-headlights one works due to the abrasive silica, so “letting it sit” won’t do a damned thing until you start scrubbing, ya lazy sod. I may try that one, too.

August 13, 2019

Way more fun than that stupid soldier

by allthoughtswork

July 26, 2019

It Took me a While but . . .

by duncanr

I saw this vid the other day fearuring an amazing ‘life hack’ but when I tried to do it myself it didn’t work so I put it aside

this morning, several web sites I visit each day all featured this video amongst their content so I decided to have another go – I spent ages stop/starting the video while I copied every step in the process, with absolutely no success so I gave up.

this evening, I rewarded myself with two largish glasses of wine after cutting the grass in the back garden just before it started to rain and decided to have one last go with this ‘hack’


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July 15, 2019

Who Knew?

by duncanr

how did I miss this?

apparently yesterday, July 14, was National Tape Measure Day

in partial recompense to all those Madhatter DIY enthusiasts keenly disappointed that this important day did not rate a mention on MH yesterday, here’s a short video on what you can do with your tape measure . . .

July 7, 2019

Rory Sutherland is my spirit animal

by allthoughtswork

June 19, 2019

Why can’t ALL parking lines continue up the wall for our enhanced parking experience?

by allthoughtswork

These Lines Go Up The Wall So You Can Park Perfectly In-Between The Lines


In open air parking lots, they could plant small trees at exactly these points and provide shade, oxygen, and parking guides all in one fell swoop.

March 20, 2019

Get Creative with your Laces

by duncanr

March 19, 2019

Confetti from fallen leaves

by allthoughtswork

Confetti Made From Fallen Leaves! Loved This Zero-Waste Decoration Idea

Some of these money saving recycling ideas are absolutely brilliant! I’ve done quite a few of them. But you already knew I was brilliant.

March 16, 2019

Yer doing it wrong

by allthoughtswork