viernes, 18 de mayo de 2012

Comparto


Les comparto este artículo de Buzzfeed, me pareció altamente compartible.

1. Use a can opener to open sealed plastic packaging.

Use a can opener to open sealed plastic packaging.
This tip would have saved me approximately 22.8 hours of my life.

(Opté por traer tijeras en el carro porque cuando compro cosas no puedo esperar a llegar a la casa para abrir los paquetes, y este tipo de paquetes son un dolor de cabeza).

2. Add saline solution to refresh dried-out mascara.

Add saline solution to refresh dried-out mascara.
Just a couple of drops will do.

(¿Alguien sabe qué se le puede agregar a los esmaltes de uñas que comienzan a secarse?)

3. Use a toilet seat cover to blot the oil from a greasy face.

Use a toilet seat cover to blot the oil from a greasy face.

(Lamentablemente no suele haber de esas cubiertas por acá, así que tengo que comprar unas toallitas especialmente hechas para ese fin)

4. Use pretty wine corks to make planters for tiny succulents.

Use pretty wine corks to make planters for tiny succulents.
Put magnets on them and hang them on your fridge. Instructions here.

(Híjoles, tendré que tomar más vino para éste)

5. Amplify the volume of your iPhone or iPod by placing it in a bowl.

Amplify the volume of your iPhone or iPod by placing it in a bowl.
(Voy a probarlo con unos tazones muy ruidosos que tengo)

6. Use paper hole reinforcements to give yourself a half-moon manicure.

Use paper hole reinforcements to give yourself a half-moon manicure.

(Mmmm.... no me interesa mucho)

7. Use a banana to fix a DVD.

Use a banana to fix a DVD.

(Se la pasaré a los hijos para sus videojuegos)

8. Use Jello as a lipstain.

Use Jello as a lipstain.
Directions: Pour the powder mix into a bowl and moisten a Q-Tip with water. Then, being very careful not to use your fingers since the red stains stay put, dip the Q-Tip into the powder and apply it directly to your lips.

(Besos de frambuesa)

9. Use diluted fabric softener as a leave-in hair conditioner.

Use diluted fabric softener as a leave-in hair conditioner.

(Yo tenía una amiga con cabello largo, largo, largo que usaba Suavitel como acondicionador. Además de que le desenredaba, le dejaba un aroma muy rico... y nunca se sabe cuándo se puede ofrecer que se te acabe el enjuague y ni puedas peinarte. Habría que probar, por cierto, si los acondicionadores sirven como suavizante de ropa... y si no, siempre nos queda el vinagre)

10. Use a lint roller to clean out the debris in your handbag.

Use a lint roller to clean out the debris in your handbag.
I am the queen of cookie crumbs in my handbag.

(Ay, no. A mí me gusta la sorpresa de meter la mano en mi bolsa y tratar de adivinar qué agarré)

11. Use nonstick spray on the inside of your votive holders.

Use nonstick spray on the inside of your votive holders.
When the candle has burned out, the remaining wax will just slip out.

(Muy buena. Tengo unos vasitos para veladoras que ya no puedo usar por no haber tenido esta gran idea)

12. Eat marshmallows to soothe a sore throat.

Eat marshmallows to soothe a sore throat.
There's a scientific explanation behind this.
(You can also use marshmallows to separate your toes during a home pedicure.)

(Órales contra el dolor de garganta)

13. Use newspaper as an odor absorber.

Use newspaper as an odor absorber.
You can put it in Tupperware, or the crisper bin of your fridge, or in a purse with any lingering leather smells.
(Gran idea cuando no se puede usar bicarbonato)

14. Use aspirin to turn hair made green by chlorine back to its natural color.

Use aspirin to turn hair made green by chlorine back to its natural color.
Dissolve six to eight aspirin pills in a glass of warm water, coat hair with the solution, let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes, then rinse.

(No es un problema para mí, pero a lo mejor a ustedes les sirve)

15. Use a sock to create a big perfect hair bun.

Source: youtube.com

(Humildes calcetines)

16. Use a spoon to open a sealed-tight jar.

Use a spoon to open a sealed-tight jar.
Read more detailed instructions here.

(O bien, se puede usar la cuchara para dar golpecitos a la tapadera para que afloje o algo)

17. Use a rubber band for perfect French tips.

Use a rubber band for perfect French tips.
(Simpático)

18. Hang a picture using a pop tab.

Hang a picture using a pop tab.
The pop tab is surprisingly sturdy.

(Y además pueden hacer bolsas)

19. Use VapoRub to train your pets.

Use VapoRub to train your pets.
Apply VapoRub on things you don't want chewed up or peed on by your cat or dog — they're turned off by the taste and smell.
It also supposedly cures toenail fungus.

(Muy útil ahora que Fefé quiere uno de los perritos que Lorenzo, el perro de "L", procreó)

20. Use mayonnaise to erase water stains from wooden furniture.

Use mayonnaise to erase water stains from wooden furniture.

(La mesa de mi comedor será muy feliz)

21. Use fabric softener and vinegar in a spray bottle to release wrinkles from clothing.

Use fabric softener and vinegar in a spray bottle to release wrinkles from clothing.

(El aroma del vinagre se va en unos momentos)

22. Use a cereal container as a trash disposal in your car.

Use a cereal container as a trash disposal in your car.
Source: i.imgur.com

(Se ve padre, no como la bolsita que traigo en mi carro)

23. Add a few drops of vodka and a teaspoon of sugar to make cut flowers last longer.

Add a few drops of vodka and a teaspoon of sugar to make cut flowers last longer.

(¡Igual que yo! Vivo mejor con algo de vodka y un poco de azúcar)

24. Use Alka-Seltzer to clean your toilet.

Use Alka-Seltzer to clean your toilet.
Drop a couple tablets in, wait 20 minutes. The citric acid will dissolve the grime.
Source: blogcdn.com

(Ésa la tengo que probar)

25. Use hand sanitizer to dissolve ink stains.

Use hand sanitizer to dissolve ink stains.

(Tengo un sillón sobre el cual probarlo)

26. Use (unscented) dental floss to cut soft cheeses and cakes.

Use (unscented) dental floss to cut soft cheeses and cakes.

(¿Qué tal un cuchillo?)

27. Pack your shoes in a shower cap to keep the soles from touching your clothes.

Pack your shoes in a shower cap to keep the soles from touching your clothes.

(Mucho mejor que la bolsa de Soriana)

28. Use raw spaghetti strands to light hard-to-reach candle wicks.

Use raw spaghetti strands to light hard-to-reach candle wicks.

(Esto sí lo he hecho en la cocina)

29. Use Earl Grey teabags to get rid of a sunburn.

Use Earl Grey teabags to get rid of a sunburn.
Read the directions here.

(No me la sabía)

30. Use mustard to suck the pain out of a burn.

Use mustard to suck the pain out of a burn.
But also, don't put your hand on a boiling kettle.

(Ésta sí)

31. Rub the cut edge of cheese with some butter to keep it from getting moldy.

Rub the cut edge of cheese with some butter to keep it from getting moldy.

(En mi casa el queso se acaba muy pronto, como para echar hongo)

32. Use Scotch tape or nail polish to relieve an insect bite.

Use Scotch tape or nail polish to relieve an insect bite.
Blocking oxygen from getting into the bite will stop the itching.

(Y ya viene la temporada de moscos)

33. Use a blow-dryer on a mirror to clear the steam after a hot shower.

Use a blow-dryer on a mirror to clear the steam after a hot shower.
(Jiji, esto lo hago en los hoteles)

34. Throw baking soda on a burgeoning grease fire.

Throw baking soda on a burgeoning grease fire.
It works much like a powder fire extinguisher. But don't use water, baking powder or flour, as it's likely to make the fire even bigger.

(Muy útil)

35. Open a bottle of wine using your shoe.

Maybe the most useful thing anyone needs to know, ever.
Source: youtube.com

(Ya rompí una botella así, pero seguiré intentando)

2 comentarios:

Brenda dijo...

Gracias por los tips!! Sólo me sabía el de destapar frascos, pero en vez de cuchara, uso la puntita del cuchillo... jijijiji

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