We love lifehacks. Many of us learn the hard way to do things, but a shortcut can change our lives for the better. In the subreddit r/lifehacks , users share ideas that make our lives easier, faster, and better. Here are some of our favorites.
18 lifehacks that will save you time and money
Use Google Sheets to translate languages
The most upvoted lifehack in the history of the forum actually comes from a tweet. Check this out.
#GoogleTranslate in #GoogleSheets translates to over 100 languages, including those with different alphabets from ours! #studentcentered #studentvoice #langchat #PLN #ATChat #FutureReady #K12 #GTTribe #EduGIFs https://t.co/pZvBOA43na pic.twitter.com/HDelGcB1Vi
— Jake Miller (@JakeMillerTech) November 16, 2018
By adding the code =googletranslate along with the source text (in another cell) and the two languages you want Google to use, it will spit out the correct text!
Use two Ziploc bags to make a mega-bag
If you flip one Ziploc bag inside out, you can connect it with another one to make an even bigger bag.If you flip one Ziploc bag inside out, you can connect it with another one to make an even bigger bag.
Make your wall-hangings level with painter’s tape
If you need to hang something on the wall that requires two nails or screws, run the painter’s tape over the holes and make an X-mark where the nails should go. Then stick the tape on the wall and use a level to make sure your X marks are lined up. Nail through the X marks, then rip off the painter’s tape. Voila!
Use a mouse to control your phone
Glass broke, so touch is dead…
Micro-USB -> USB USB -> Bluetooth Bluetooth -> Mouse
It actually works