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