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Lifestyle’s lifehack corner

University work taking up most of your time? These handy little lifehacks could help you with life’s other dilemmas!

  1. To get rid of the stems from strawberries, use a straw

    Photo: Rasbak
    Photo: Rasbak
  2. Green fingers from your ring? Using clean varnish around the inside of the ring will prevent this

    Photo: Arvind
    Photo: Arvind
  3. To prevent burning yourself when lighting a candle, light the wick with a stick of spaghetti instead of a match

    Photo: Elipongo
    Photo: Elipongo
  4. Hate messing up cakes by cutting it wrong with a knife? Use unscented dental floss to give it the perfect cutbirthday cake
  5. Sealed an envelope that you need to get back open? Put it in the freezer so the glue will undo itself

    Photo: MASA
    Photo: MASA
  6. Ladder in your tights? Apply a small amount of clear nail varnish to prevent further laddering
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    Photo: Matt Whitby

     

     

27/01/2015

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rebeccabemment As a third year English and American Literature student, Becca spends most of her time either reading or writing, with the hope that this will someday land her in the world of publishing. She will spend her third year attempting to balance being Lifestyle Editor for Concrete, trying to keep up being a regular blogger, and drinking endless amounts of tea – because tea is just the best.