Seven Everyday Things You Encounter But Didn't Know The Real Use Of

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Seven Everyday Things You Encounter But Didn't Know The Real Use Of
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Sometimes we stumble upon some things that make us question their use. These things challenge our imagination and make us wonder 'just what is the use of this thing'. The most popular thing being the holes on the tab on your beverage tin cans. Just why exactly were there any holes? It was because upon turning, the holes would hold the straw in the can. 

So today we at WittyFeed would like to tell you about these things that you thought weren't of any use but you're wrong. Featuring extra fabrics, holes in Converse Shoes and much more.

Have you ever wondered

Have you ever wondered

Have you ever wondered about a certain thing and asked yourself just what is the use of it? Have you ever thought about something being useless? Chances are you have or you don't know the real utility of that particular thing. So we'd like to show you seven such things you thought either were useless or you were using wrongly.

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Extra Fabric.

Extra Fabric.
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Chances are that you bought an expensive shirt and there would've been a small packet included which would've had a small fabric and a button. So have you ever wondered what's the utility of that? Spoiler: It's not for sewing patches.

It's for testing.

It's for testing.
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Because your shirt is so expensive and precious, the company doesn't want it to fade so the extra fabric is included to test out different detergents against it to help you determine which one to use. 

2. Padlock hole.

2. Padlock hole.
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Chances are that someone would've probably told you in school that pressing the hole with a pen or a pencil enables you to pick the lock but trust us, the manufacturers aren't that stupid to design the hole that way. So what's the actual utility?

That's a water outlet.

That's a water outlet.
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In case it rains outside, there's a chance that your lock may rust from the inside if the water accumulates inside it. So to avoid it, manufacturers drill this small hole so that it can serve as an outlet for water. Apart from that, it is also used to oil the lock as well. 

3. That curve at the bottom of wine bottles.

3. That curve at the bottom of wine bottles.
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We guarantee you that at one point of time, probably everyone would've felt that the quite large indentations at the bottom of wine bottles are for ripping us and helping the company earn millions because, after all, the larger the dent, the more wine a company will save. We're here to tell you, it isn't there for that reason. The real reason although, is more interesting than you think.

Need for pressure compensation.

Need for pressure compensation.
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Bottles are fragile and when something is sealed inside them in an air-tight manner, it creates pressure. The more pressure inside the bottle, the more chances are that the bottle will break. So the indentation in the bottles are made to make the sides and bottoms, the most fragile parts of the bottle sturdier.

4. Hole in pots.

4. Hole in pots.

Now, this seems to be a bizarre one, doesn't it? We all have utensils at our home on which there are holes on the handles. Initially, we, like everyone thought the holes were meant to act as a placeholder for the hooks so that we can hang the utensil but no, that isn't the intended use.

Meant to keep spoon.

Meant to keep spoon.
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So you're stirring the contents of your pot via a spatula/spoon and now you don't want to keep the spoon down because that'll mean it would become dirty. The hole here comes to help as you can suspend the spoon in it, making sure you don't need to put it down and it won't become dirty.

5. Spike in caps.

5. Spike in caps.
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Chances are that you've used ointment before and on the cap, you would've noticed something peculiar i.e there's a little spike. But have you ever wondered why is the spike there for?

Used to open the 

Used to open the 
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When you open the ointment, there is a small sheet of aluminum protecting the opening, making it spill proof, the only way to make ointment come out would be to poke holes and the spike in the cap is used for exactly the same reason

6. Front bra straps

6. Front bra straps

No, we guarantee you that they aren't meant for fashion or inspired from 50 Shades. Apart from being easy to open, the

Can be used as a mask.

Can be used as a mask.
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The bras can be used as a dust mask in case of an emergency. A normal bra can be converted too into a dust mask but a bra with clips at the front would make the job easier.

7. Holes in Converse shoes.

7. Holes in Converse shoes.
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So you bought a pair of Converse shoes and are loving it. But then you're peculiar to know why exactly is there a hole on the sides? We have the answer for you

For ventilation.

For ventilation.
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So the holes in the shoes are meant for ventilation. Initially, there were complaints regarding smelly feet when someone used the shoes so the company to counter it, added holes on the bottom of the shoes.


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