25+ Everyday Things That Make Perfect Sense When We Understand The Idea Behind

Day by day we use objects that we probably don't know how to use correctly or even know what their real purpose is. In the following list, you will see daily items and what they're used for. And trust us, there will be some that are guaranteed to surprise you. Let’s start!

49. The hole at the top of a coffee cup acts as an insulator for the heat from the beverage. The hole allows the hot steam to escape.

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Image credits: Pikabu/ymaxsmile

48. The magnetic locks on fuel hoses at gas stations help to prevent the dispenser from being damaged and keeps the fuel from leaking.

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Image credits: Instagram/unquenchablecuriosity

47. Some vehicles have detachable headrests in case you get locked in a car, so you can use them to break the windows and escape.

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Image credits: Twitter/Andrea53304377

46. If you have ever bought ice cream at McDonald’s, you probably noticed their weird square-shaped spoon. The purpose of it is to mix the ice cream toppings while hooked onto the machine.

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Image credits: Instagram/joan_foodnlife

45. Containers usually have three handles for when two people need to carry one container.

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Image credits: Wikimedia

44. The black film covering the microwave door is an enclosure used to block electromagnetic fields.

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Image credits: Wikimedia

43. If you ever asked yourself why the microwaveable rice pouches have tabs at the bottom, it's so that you can open and prevent them from falling over while cooking.

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Image credits: Reddit/leviathanfrnk

42. You probably noticed that foil packages have flaps on the ends. If you push them, the roll will become properly attached inside the box.

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Image credits: Instagram/makmur_jaya_plastik

41. Onesies have shoulder flaps so that parents can pull the onesie downward over the baby’s legs.

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Image credits: Instagram/southerncustomsga

40. If you push the small holes in chocolate boxes, you'll extract the chocolates easily from the mold.

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Image credits: Twitter/Andrea53304377

39. You can use the box of a pizza as a stand if you fold it in the same way as the picture below.

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Image credits: Twitter/themodeltypee1

38. 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.

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Image credits: YouTube/JERYKO

37. If you look at an airplane window closely, you'll notice there is a little hole at the bottom. This helps to compensate for air pressure, and it prevents the windows from fogging up.

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Image credits: Instagram/teachandfly

36. If you buy a new piece of clothing and it includes an extra bit of fabric, it's to test how different laundry detergents will react, so you don’t ruin what you just bought.

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Image credits: YouTube/JERYKO

35. 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 remains to this day.

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Image credits: Twitter/thatericalper

34. These little studs in jeans exist to strengthen the trousers at the most conspicuous spots. They helped the workmen and miners who wore them.

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Image credits: Twitter/Andrea53304377

33. Those little holes you often see in shoes are made for ventilation among other uses. In other words, so your feet can breathe.

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Image credits: Instagram/dancinintheclouds

32. 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.

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Image credits: Youtube/seejanedrill

31. And the little serrated-edge is for when you want to mark where your measurement is.

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Image credits: Youtube/seejanedrill

30. 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.

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Image credits: Youtube/¡Sabias Que!

29. 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.

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Image credits: Imgur

28. The arrow next to your gas gauge helps to remind you in which side of the car the gas cap is.

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Image credits: Instagram/jassy_in_pictures

27. 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.

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Image credits: Twitter/Sailor_samara

26. Padlocks have a little hole in the bottom so it lets water drain out of the lock in case it gets wets due to the rain or other events.

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Image credits: YouTube/JERYKO

25. The small cylinder-shaped bundles of some cables are ferrite cores that are used to suppress high-frequency electromagnetic interference.

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Image credits: Wikipedia

24. The back cover of the utility blades can be removed and used to separate the part of the edge that is already worn and damaged, obtaining a new sharp knife.

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Image credits: Lifter

23. The caps that have this small peak can be turned to perforate the protective sheet of the product before replacing the cap in its initial position and using it.

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Image credits: Instagram/mymumwasahippie

22. These little ridges are used to remember again where the primary keys are when we use 10-finger writing as trained typists do.

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Image credits: Upsocl

21. Although some believe that it has another purpose, the small hole in the rules is mainly used to hang them while they are not being used.

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Image credits: schreibwaren-kural

20. Apple power cords have these strange wings in their power block to wrap the thinnest section of the cable when not in use.

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Image credits: Twitter/_tsenrE

19. For those who have asked what is that little hole next to the camera of some cell phones. It is the microphone that the rear camera uses to record the videos.

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Image credits: t-driver2015

18. Many people have been eating Tic Tacs wrong all their lives because they did not know that the small slit in the lid serves as a dispenser that gives you one Tic Tac at a time.

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Image credits: Instagram/pamsilu

17. These small plastic discs on the caps serve to create an airtight seal on the lid, preventing both liquid and carbonation from escaping from the bottle.

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Image credits: Shijiazhuang Beike Sealing Technology Co.

16. The blue side of two-tone erasers is more abrasive and stronger, so it is used in more resistant papers and thicker art materials to remove ink or graphite.

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Image credits: StupidQuail

15. The notches in the wine and champagne bottles exist to compensate for the pressure that the bottles go through and serve to distribute the pressure inside the bottles evenly.

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Image credits: Instagram/weingutfaubel

14. Although many people believe that it is only a marketing brand, the number "57" of the Ketchup Heinz bottles indicates the ideal point at which to hit the bottle to get the product out.

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Image credits: Twitter/HeinzKetchup_US

13. The small slots in the bottom of the cups are designed to prevent the water from stagnating when they are placed to dry. Also, they prevent the cup from cracking when they have hot drinks.

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Image credits: Reddit/unknown

12. The pompoms of the caps are not just to give them an extra touch of tenderness. They were initially used by French sailors to avoid hitting the roof of the ship.

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Image credits: Wikipedia/jacek halicki

11. Child-resistant plastic bottles come with a system that can be mocked when placing the container upside down, but you should avoid doing it in bottles that are not designed for this.

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Image credits: Imgur/unknown

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10. The brushes on the sides of the escalators are actually a safety feature that is used to prevent people from getting too close to the edges, avoiding accidents.

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Image credits: Wikipedia/Underbar dk

9. Many standard screwdrivers are designed to slide into a wrench, allowing you to create more torque and make it easier to use in certain situations.

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Image credits: Reddit/thetortureneverstops

8. Long ago, the coins were stamped in a metal that equaled the real value of the currency. People shaved the metal to enrich themselves, so this pattern was designed to determine which coins had been filed.

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Image credits: Zid Bits

7. All cans have this small hole that many uses to place the finger and facilitate opening them, but its real purpose is to hold your straw in position while consuming the product.

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Image credits: Twitter/Mix969

6. These weird loops in the frame of a supermarket cart are designed to hold your bags with fragile products, such as eggs, and prevent them from being crushed by the rest of your purchases.

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Image credits: Aunty Acid

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5. This half-belt that is usually seen in trench and pea coats was developed for the army that used large coats that were folded like blankets. The half-belt allowed them to gather the extra material to avoid stepping on it.

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Image credits: Macy's

4. The margins of the notebooks are intended to prevent important information from being lost, protecting the information from general wear and from the rats that might chew the paper.

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Image credits: Off The Merry-Go-Round

3. Paper cups for condiments from fast food restaurants can be rolled out to become small paper plates where you can store a lot more sauce.

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Image credits: Jeremy Jo

2. In the same way, it happens with the Chinese takeout containers. When disassembling them following their unions, they turn into cardboard plates of the perfect size to eat without needing extra plates.

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Image credits: wikiHow

1. Many women have used these peculiar pockets in their underwear, but the reality is that it is just an extra piece of cloth that is added for hygiene and is not totally stitched to save time and money.

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Image credits: Fashion101

Now that you know the real purposes of all these items, they will never look the same for you. It is important 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!

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