LPT: For you dog owners out there.
LPT: The bowline knot may be the most useful knot, because it it secure and can be tied and untied easily. You can do it in 4 simple steps.
LPT: How to lace your running shoes
LPT: Testing a battery life
LPT: After a car accident, step-by-step checklist. Getting into a car accident can be jarring and emotional, even if it’s a small fender bender. Make a checklist to help take the thinking out of what information to collect.
LPT: What the slot is for on your keychain bottle opener
LPT: Check and replace AC unit filters regularly. Units as clogged as this waste electricity, don't cool as well, and can make you sneeze or sick!
LPT: Use suspenders to keep fitted sheets on the bed.
LPT: Open packs of zip ties from the middle, rather than the end, to keep them all in the pack.
LPT: Attach shower rings to hangers to increase capacity in hanging up items such as hats, ties, belts,and scarves.
LPT: Use extra styrofoam to keep loose hardware sorted
LPT: Perfect Pour, Rotate That Carton
LPT: Paper clip + charging cable = better corner handling without damaging you plug
LPT: Your bathroom mirror is a dry-erase board you see every day
LPT: Taking something small apart? Don't lose that last screw... Use an ice cube tray!
LPT: Use binder clips to hang posters without damaging them.
LPT: Soaking cotton swabs in wax makes for a light weight easy to use fire starter.
LPT Request: How to easily get rid off this stuff
[LPT Request] Getting this crap off my DVD without ruining it?
LPT: Use a binder clip to cover a razor head, making your travel bag a bit safer
LPT: Put golf balls in your cat's food dish to prevent vomiting caused by eating too fast.
LPT: If your can't get your flat tire off your car after the lug nuts are removed, use your spare as a battering ram.
LPT: You can use a regular pencil as dice
LPT: Use an electrical twist-on connector to seal a tube when you lose the cap, or they didn't give you a cap in the first place.
LPT: Use a seam ripper to fix up and improve the quality of your vacuum. Works well on long hair that gets caught and picked up from your carpet.
LPT: Better Corn Shucking
LPT: Use binder clips to hold up your kitchen garbage bag to keep it from falling into the can.
LPT: If a movie is too low during dialogues, use the VLC Dynamic Range Compressor to automatically adjust the volume.
LPT: How to fix a leaking hose
It's really quite simple guys
LPT: Use a cardboard template for projects where various bolts are removed.
LPT: Don't use these deadlocks, they are very easy to open.
LPT: Use Command Strips hooks upside-down to hold the garbage bag in place
LPT: Tired of coworkers stealing your pen? Try this.
LPT: Need more cabinet space? Use a spring loaded clothing rod to hang up your spray bottles.
LPT: If your host is kind enough to let you bring your pet to their house, make sure you brush out the pet's loose hair beforehand.
LPT: Click a city's name on google maps (desktop) to highlight the area it occupies.
LPT: Make epic taco bowls out of tortillas
LPT: When you want to cross words out you don't want to be legible, instead of scribbling over them, write random letters and words over the original.
LPT: The easiest way to enjoy life
LPT: Stand out using these alternate (and mostly better looking) fonts
Make a CD case from a single piece of paper
LPT: Keep all your user's manuals in the cloud ... when you buy something new, go to the manufacturer's site and upload the manual to Google Drive or Dropbox
[LPT] Watching a movie and the dialogue is too quiet and the action too loud? Use VLC's built in Dynamic Compression tool - Some starter settings.
LPT: How to fold a napkin
Use a spring from an old pen to keep your charger from bending, and breaking (found on Snapguide.com)
Google Drive LPT: Use Ctrl + drag on the corner of a selection for google to automatically populate the rest of the list with objects from the same category (more in comment)
LPT: If you ever have two or more identical keys, use different color Sharpie's along the grooves to identify. Won't smudge or fade.
How to open nearly any knot
LPT: Mini M&M containers will perfectly fit $20 of quarters
LPT: My husband drilled holes in the bottom of our garbage can to make putting in & taking out bags much easier -- no suction issues.
LPT: Don't have a necklace extender? Use a bracelet to make your necklace longer
LPT: If you have a keyboard shortcut option on your phone, make one that fills in your email when you type @@
LPT: Use a quart bottle as a funnel when doing an oil change. You can cap it so it doesn't leak when you're done
LPT: Use a (clean) dustpan to fill a container that doesn't fit in the sink
LPT: Cut your pack of bacon in half for easier baking, cleaner storage, and better size for sandwich filling.
How to make awesome ramen
LPT Request: How to keep your shoe tongue from going to one side
LPT: Before you throw away a post-it, run it between the keys on your keyboard to collect crumbs and fluff
[LPT] Use a staple remover to save your fingernails when trying to add things to your key ring!
LPT: Butter too hard or cold? - Grate it onto toast!
LPT: Advil v. Tylenol -- which to use, and when (from the Wall Street Journal)
LPT: How to get more out of Google
Freeze grapes to chill white wine without watering it down.
Rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture to cover up dings
For Windows 7 & 8 users, the basic calculator has a number of handy Worksheet Calculators built in. Toggle them under the View menu
LPT: Use books to raise monitor? Use strips of paper for cable management.
A Guide to Looking Snazzy in a Suit
LPT: Keep a card like this in your wallet, ideally in a highly visible place. It could save your life someday.
Ever tried using a back scratcher, horrible results? A length of [jute twine](http://i.imgur.com/8O4GIGl.jpg)placed one end in each hand and do like you are drying your back with a towel. (You can even go up and down!) Most amazing, satisfying scratch you'll ever have. I really do guarantee it.
LPT : Photography 101
LPT: Dealing with round sandwich fillings
Bring this to the airport and make lots of friends.
LPT: Make brownies in 2 mins in a mug.
LPT: Put a small amount of water in a glass when you microwave your pizza to keep the crust from getting chewy
LPT: Faster counting method.
LPT: When heating leftovers, space out a circle in the middle, it will heat up much more evenly.
LPT How To Fold A Napkin
I basically drive for a living, this is the #1 LPT in my car.
Plant the top of your pineapple to grow your own (xpost from r/pics)
So I tried one of the top-scoring LPT of all time. This is how it's working out for me so far.
LPT: The perfect Arnold Palmer
Make a autocorrect shortcut to easily enter your email.
LPT: Keep your cheap flask from leaking with an O-ring. $2.27 in Home Depot plumbing isle.
LPT: Put a coat of clean nail polish onto the threads of a button to keep it from unraveling.
LPT: For people who use their phone to watch things often and are tired of leaning it onto something where it will fall down after awhile: Use your sunglasses!
LPT: After popping microwave popcorn, separate the opening of the bag just enough for the unpopped kernels to fall out and shake upside down over the bowl or the trash.
LPT: Take a photo of the ticket for the jacket check in before entering a concert/club. You have no idea how many times this has saved me.
LPT: When to use Who and when to use Whom
Those hanging shoe racks are great for storing cleaning supplies (and keeps them away from the kids).
LPT: Cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff to save your wrapping paper and keep it from unrolling.
LPT: use a colander to prepare the last bowl of cereal from a box/bag.
It worked! It really worked! Thank you, Life Pro Tips!
LPT: Cracked iPhone back? Use highlighters to pimp yo' phone
Chrome and Firefox Quick Search
LPT: Clean out an old lotion bottle for your beach bag, and place your phone, money, and keys in it for safer keeping at the beach.
LPT: use an old germ-x pump on your astroglide bottle
LPT: Instead of typing out your email on your smartphone to log into certain sites, use a keyword shortcut.
Turns out that toothpaste clears up hazy car headlights (xpost)
LPT Request: how to fix my zipper when this happens
Paperclip Tie Trick
The boys won't wash their hands? Just add Lego!
LPT: Hiding your emergency money, helpful on vacation.
Don't burn yourself in those hard to reach candles, light a stick of spaghetti and light the wick with that.
Fill plastic water bottles a quarter of the way full and lay on the sides and put into freezer. This way when frozen you can fill with water and have ice cold water on the go.
LPT: Attach the combination to your lock when the lock is not in use
A frozen, saturated sponge in a bag makes an icepack that won't drip all over when it melts.
LPT: How to prevent mold from growing on berries.
LPT: Search amazon.co.uk or amazon.de to get textbooks/other things cheaper. Or use cheapriver.com to do the search/math for you.
LPT: When going grocery shopping, bring a laundry basket with you to put your bags in. Allows for fewer trips (carry more) and doesn't hurt your fingers/cut off circulation.
LPT: Easy way to handle Captcha (lifehacker gif)
LPT: Remove formatting when pasting in MS Word.
How To Break Down A Door
Estimating remaining daylight with your hand
LPT: Put a lamp on a digital timer to help you wake up
LPT: use a mason jar instead if a blender pitcher to make smoothies you can drink without a glass. Many blender attachments will fit on mason jars.
LPT: Increase your chance of winning a draw/silent aution by increasing your ticket's surface area
LPT: Use Plexiglass to make a cheap, color-matching, dry erase board.
LPT: Slice cheese with a peeler.
LPT Request: This is Sla, his shirt decal is ripped and falling off. Does anyone know the best way to get it back on and avoid having it fall of again?
Take a picture of places you need to go when traveling in countries with low english skills
LPT: clear your cookies when browsing for plane tickets (xpost /r/geek)
LPT: No chip clip? No problem!
Put old newspaper at the bottom of your bin to absorb food juices
LPT: Attach a spanner to the end of another to gain more leverage
LPT: Keep Slip N' Slide both wet and slick with Liquafeed sprayer and attached baby shampoo.
LPT - If, like me, you have a small bedroom with little or no hard surfaces, this little tip could save you a lot of spilt drinks.
LPT: Use bread clips to save flip-flops with split holes.
LPT: If you maintain multiple gmail accounts, set the theme for each to a different color to make it easier to tell them apart
Read the pronunciation of word on wikipedia without learning the IPA (international phonetic alphabet) by putting the cursor over each letter individually
LPT: How to read hazard signs
LPT: Crystal Clear Ice
LPT: Detailed When to buy What
LPT: How to enjoy life 2.0
LPT: Use a squeeze-ketchup bottle top with your Shopvac to clean your keyboard, phone microphone or other nook on an electronic device.
LPT: When buying ingredients for omelets, hit the salad bar instead of buying the ingredients separately. I spent $2.38 on this and it made 4 omelets.
LPT: Use an accented letter as your passcode. No one will ever be able to guess it.
Reusing an old rake (x-post from /r/pics)
LPT: Put wooden spoon across boiling pot of water to keep from boiling over.
LPT: Wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage and put it in the freezer. In about 15 minutes it will be almost completely ice cold.
LPT: Use your cellphone light underneath a water bottle to make a lantern that distributes light better than the direct beam [x-post from r/pics]
Re-heat pizza on the stove, not microwave
Pancake mix made in a ketchup bottle, easy peasy squeezes into the fry pan, no mess!
LPT: Don't show me Powerpoint's editing interface. Show me your presentation.
LPT: When choosing ATM pins, don't use any of these combinations. These are the 20 most guessed ATM pins.
LPT: Use a rubberband to keep a door from latching (no more tape mess or disassembly!)
Use nail polish to colour coat your keys!
LPT: Tying a tie ( x- post from r/gifs)
LPT: Summer fruit flies? Put two drops of liquid dish soap into sweet vinegar to break the surface tension of a trap. They sink straight to the bottom.