25 of the Worst Life Hacks Ever
Life hacks, which offer an array of convenient tricks involving everything from summer barbecues to getting wasted at summer barceques, are incredibly helpful and often insanely brilliant. Occasionally, however, the only thing truly clever about them is that the person who came up with such an idea has managed to survive as long as they have. Hence, we present you with the following collection of some of the worst life hacks we’ve found on the Internet. Warning: these workarounds are almost more inconvenient (and certainly more dangerous) than the initial problem was in the first place.
We can drive it ho-o-ome with one Zipwww.
We sure hope that’s not one of those umbrellas with a curved handle.
For the hardass with a hollow head.
Backyard Grill Cart
Realistically, the steaks should have been replaced with cans of baked beans.
It certainly looks like a contraption you’d want to stand directly under.
Improv Water Heater
Hey MacGyver, that’s not even a real candle.
For that fresh out of a dumpster feeling.
Pair of Chute Pants
As in “garbage chute.”
Make Your Own Table Saw
When safety isn’t an option.
Oscillating Leaf Blower
That’s leaf – singular.
Industrial Laptop Fan
The Hot-N-Ready in between seems a bit counterproductive, no?
This little number, however, is all about productivity.
Makeshift Snow Plow
Snowed in? Have a refrigerator handy? Problem solved!
And you thought getting the chainsaw started was the scariest part.
No More Tears Mask
Now that’s what we call onionerotic asphyxiation.
We’d say it looks like this person doesn’t give a crap, but then where’d the tube come from?
Cardboard Wet Bar
Warning: Can’t get wet
Bedside Duct Tape Pouches
You’re wasting our ducting time.
Cup Holder Boot
In Soviet Russia, cup boots you.
The trick is to shake them up real good first.
Soda Bottle Bed Frame
The money you’ll save can go straight back into your ginger ale fund.
Home Security System
Just set the alarm (AKA tie the fraying shoestring), climb out the window, and no one’s getting in ever again. Including you.
Electronic Sandwich Warmer
Remember to take small bytes.
AA Cell Phone Battery
Sadly, it’s still the second worst cell phone-related idea we’ve seen in the past week.
We’re guessing when the light bulb in this person’s head went off, it looked very similar.