16 Cool Hacks Using Everyday Products

If you've ever felt like being MacGyver was a feasible career choice for yourself, we can help. As it turns out, it is possible to combine a few seemingly normal household items together to create something awesome, VOLTRON-style.

We asked our readers to supply us with some instructions for some of these awesome combos and gave money for the best entries. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by Kevin King

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN LATE FOR WORK OR SCHOOL AND NOT HAD TIME to TAKE A SHOWER? Next time, try using cornstarch. Just put a little bit in your hair and

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Entry by Emmasi

Tired of shoving tampons in your ears to combat excessive noise at race tracks, concerts, clubs, and even cinemas? Try toilet paper instead! Simply fo

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Entry by JennyDeVic

shrink Su How to eh a oP REO bag potato chips. TAKE AN EMPTY BAG, IAY IT FIAT IN THE MICROWAVE AND TURN IT ON FOR FIVE SECONDS THERE WILL BE SPARKS, B

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Entry by izzyneil

Hands smell funky from cutting food like onions or garlic? FOLLOWTHESE STEPS: 1. Wash your hands. 2. Rub a cotton ball soaked in mouthwashover your ha

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Have a favorite pair of pants that you cannot wear anymore because the zipper keeps falling down? All you need is a keyring! Attach the keyring throug

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Mustard is not only useful between two slices of bread. It can in fact be a go-to product to eliminate bad odor. Simply mix a little bit of mustard wi

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Frozen $phere Drink 1) Add some dry ice to rubbing alcohol. Avoid contact with skin. 2) Rinse the insides of a balloon. 3) Pour the drink of your choi

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Got a fancy new TV but, don't have a Stud Finder to mount it? You can use an electric razor (or anything else that has a strong constant vibration) to

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Entry by tmsteele2000

If you lose the back off of one of your earrings, just break off a pencil eraser and use that to hold your earring on. It should get you through the d

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Entry by Scott Laffey

Leftover charcoal at the end of summer? Place a few plain briquettes on a plate in the fridge for an easy odorneutralizer!

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Entry by Kevin King

Do you think your tire Is leaking air? Just use a spray bottle filled with soapy water. Spray it all over the outside of the tire. If you start to not

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Your favourite jam just won't open? Here's a solution: 1) Get a non- on-lubricated condom. Preferably unused. Tops 2) Wrap the condom around the lid a

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Entry by Scott Laffey

CRACKED COM Don't toss that plastic doll table inside your pizza box. It makes O a great phone stand

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Entry by Giovanna691

If this happens Puf an egg fo you crate under if L So if doesn't overheaf! CRACKED COM

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Entry by JadeCampbell

Cats Love Circles! Draw a circle on the floor, and watch your beloved feline make himself comfy. CRACKED.COM

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So you have a get together and one of your more classy friends brings some wine over. Problem is, it's one of those fancy wines that comes in a bottle

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