25+ Everyday Things That Make Perfect Sense When We Understand The Idea Behind
Day by day, we use objects that we probably ignore how to use them correctly or what is their real purpose. In the following list, you will see the most daily items, and we will tell you what are they for. And trust us, there will be some of them that will surprise you a lot. Let’s start!
40. The hole at the lit of a coffee cup acts as an insulator for the heat from the beverage. The hole allows the hot steam to escape.
39. The magnetic locks on fuel hoses at gas stations help to prevent the dispenser from any damage and keep the fuel from leaking.
38. Bubble baths act as a heat insulator. What does this mean? Your hot bath won’t get cold as fast as if there weren’t bubbles on it.
37. Some vehicles have detachable headrests because in case you get locked in a car, you can use them to break the windows and escape.
36. If you ever have bought ice cream in McDonald’s, you probably have seen their weird square spoon. The purpose of it is to mix the ice cream toppings while hooked onto the machine.
35. Containers usually have three handles for when two people need to carry one gas bin.
34. The black film covering the microwave door it’s an enclosure used to block electromagnetic fields.
33. If you ever asked yourself why the microwaveable rice pouches have tabs at the bottom, it is because in this way you can open and prevent them from falling over while cooking.
32. You probably have noticed that the foil packages have flaps on the ends. If you push them, the roll will be appropriately attached inside the box.
31. Onesies have shoulder flaps so in case they need it, parents can pull the onesie downward over the baby’s legs.
30. If you push the small holes in chocolate boxes, you will extract the chocolates easily from the mold.
29. You can use the box of a pizza as a stand if you fold it in the same way as the picture below.
28. The purpose of the hole in the cap of a ballpoint is to lower the risk of suffocation in case a kid choked on it.
27. If you look at the window of an airplane closely, you will notice there is a little hole at the bottom. This helps to compensate for air pressure, and it prevents the windows from fogging up.
26. If you buy a new piece of clothing and it includes an extra bit of fabric, is to test how different laundry detergents will react, so you don’t ruin what you just bought.
25. This little pocket in jeans was made so people could keep their pocket watches inside of it. Although no one uses them anymore, the design maintains until this day.
24. These little studs in jeans exist to strengthen the trousers at the most conspicuous spots. They helped the workmen and miners who wore them.
23. Those small holes you often see in shoes are not just made for ventilation; they allow the person to tight their shoes in different ways.
22. The little holes at the end of a tape measure are made so you can hook it onto a nail and in that way, the tape won’t slip while you use it.
21. And the little serrated-edge is for when you want to mark where your measurement is.
20. Of course, the hole in the handle of your pot works for hanging it onto the wall, but you can also use it to set down a cooking utensil.
19. The hole in your pasta spoon, besides straining the pasta and let the water drain out, it helps you to calculate a portion for one person.
18. The arrow next to your gas gauge helps to remind you in which side of the car the gas cap is.
17. One of the sides of a bobby pin is bent into a zigzag because that is the part that should be in contact with the scalp for a better grip.
16. Padlocks have a little hole in the bottom, so it lets water drain out of the lock, in case this gets wets because of the rain or another event.
15. The small cylinder-shaped bundle is a ferrite core. They are mostly pieces of magnetic iron that are responsible for suppressing high-frequency electromagnetic interference in your electronic equipment.
14. Utility blades are designed so that, using the back cover, you can remove the piece of knife that has already been worn and get a new sharp blade when you need it.
13. The small tip in some tubes is meant to help open the product. Just unscrew the lid, turn it, and use the point to pierce the protective sheet that separates the product from the cap in the container.
12. It is assumed that these spaces are where the index fingers should rest when you are typing on a keyboard and are present to help you remember the position of the keys.
11. Some people use this hole to keep the ruler in position while they are working, although others only use it for their primary function: Hang the ruler of a nail on the wall while it is not in use.
10. Apple power cords have these peculiar wings so that when you lift them, you can wrap the cable around them and protect the cable from some irreparable damage or twist.
9. Have you ever noticed a cellphone camera and wondered what the little extra hole that is next to it is? This is the microphone that is used when you are recording a video.
8. All your life you have eaten Tic Tacs wrong without knowing it. The small slit in the lid of these delicious candies serves as a dispenser that gives you one Tic Tac at a time.
7. The small plastic disc inside the bottle caps is intended to create an internal seal that holds the entire contents in the bottle, including carbonation.
6. Many people believed that blue side in the eraser was used to remove ink when the reality is that it is a more abrasive side that eliminates paper and only serves on very strong and thick paper like those used in art.
5. The notch at the bottom of the wine and champagne bottles was created to ensure their stability when standing, but it also serves to collect the sediments and distribute the carbon dioxide evenly.
4. The bands on the audio connectors are not made just to achieve a perfect fit when connecting it. They are made of an insulating material that is used to protect the cables while transmitting the sound.
3. Silica gel is known as a desiccant, and its purpose is to absorb moisture. These small packages can absorb moisture in around 50%, so they help preserve things.
2. The elevations in the tire slots are there to tell people when to change the tires. Detailing if the edges of your tread are up to the bumps is a way of knowing.
1. Although many people believe that this second hole is used to pour the contents into smaller containers, its real purpose is to allow air to escape from the can to avoid accidents while pouring gasoline.
Now that you know the real purposes of all these items, they will never look the same for you. It is essential for everyone to know about the proper use of the objects in this list, so share this article with your family and friends. Also, we invite you to keep reading our other articles; surely they will interest you!