Admit it, a lot of lifehacks can be a little self-righteous. Organise your cables with this one magical trick? Turns out it’s a bull clip on your desk. Never guess what that second hole on a coke-can tab is? It’s for your straw (who struggled with this in the first place?). There are lots of examples online of “lifehacks” that are insanely specific (“How to stop a trampoline from pinching your toes!”) or actually just fiddly and unnecessary (“Use paint clips as chip clips!”).
Thank God the internet is here to bring a little levity. Prepare for sarcasm and smartass-ery galore in the upcoming list where we have gone out to scour the internet for the most brutally dishonest lifehacks ever. Follow them at your own peril.