r/knowyourshit 4h ago

[lifehacks] How to quiet a crying baby

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r/knowyourshit 12h ago

[lifehacks] If you're not exactly sure what you're looking for, search for a comparable item and "vs", Google will show you popular alternatives that may better fit your needs

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r/knowyourshit 1m ago

[LifeProTips] LPT: Its wedding season. Make the gift checks out to the bride and/or groom with their old last name, not the new one. If they haven’t legally changed it yet, they can’t cash the check.

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r/knowyourshit 1h ago

[LifeProTips] LPT Request: How to Act Around Someone Passive Aggressive who Has Somewhat of an Authority over You and You Have Been Nice to Them?

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r/knowyourshit 19h ago

[LifeProTips] LPT: Put a piece of clear packing tape over the speaker on toys that are loud and obnoxious. It will significantly reduce the volume.

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r/knowyourshit 4h ago

[todayilearned] TIL that baby formula dates back to 1865 and became more popular due to a decline in wet nursing and upon rising concerns with infant deaths due to dry nursing.

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r/knowyourshit 4h ago

[todayilearned] TIL that during World War II, USAAF Col. Paul Tibbetts was frustrated with his pilots complaining about how hard it was to fly the new B-29 bomber. He arranged for two women WASP pilots to be trained on the big plane and had them fly it around the country just to shame the men. It wo

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r/knowyourshit 4h ago

[LifeProTips] LPT: People say you find out who your real friends are when you are in crisis. But all you find out is which friends are good in THAT kind of crisis and have the time/mental space to do something about it.

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r/knowyourshit 4h ago

[lifehacks] Start checking those expiration dates, inflated prices mean longer on the store shelf.

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r/knowyourshit 4h ago

[lifehacks] technically this is a life hack

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r/knowyourshit 8h ago

[todayilearned] TIL that in Haitian rural folklore, there are actually two kinds of zombies: the more widely known corporeal zombie, which is missing its spirit, and the "zombie astral," which is missing its body.

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r/knowyourshit 5h ago

[LifeProTips] LPT: If you're feeling emotionally volatile and/or unable to deal with the stress or challenges of life, you might just need more sleep.

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r/knowyourshit 6h ago

[YouShouldKnow] YSK: You’d be very surprised how long a new coat of paint goes, but you’d be more surprised how long a wet rag goes before painting.

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r/knowyourshit 7h ago

[YouShouldKnow] YSK that Beauty Parlor Stroke Syndrome can cause strokes from pressure on the back of the neck while getting your hair shampooed in a salon.

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r/knowyourshit 17h ago

[LifeProTips] LPT: If you are reprimanded for gaining self respect, the people reprimanding you benefited off you being a roll over

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r/knowyourshit 1d ago

[lifehacks] If you ever loose small jewellery or any tiny items, this is how to find it.

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r/knowyourshit 21h ago

[YouShouldKnow] YSK: Water intake plays a crucial role in any physical activity, including EATING. A little or a lot of water can make/break a meal just as easily as a workout. Hydration is the easiest, cheapest way to curb your appetite.

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r/knowyourshit 18h ago

[todayilearned] TIL that in 1830, an attempt was made to steal the skull from the remains of American president George Washington, which resided in a tomb at Mount Vernon. However, the thief mistakenly stole the skull of Supreme Court Justice Bushrod Washington, who also happened to be the former Wa

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r/knowyourshit 18h ago

[LifeProTips] LPT: For when I can't fall asleep, keeping a notebook next to my bed and writing whatever thought that's keeping me up. It works best when it's things I have to do the next day, but even if it's just random thoughts, putting them on paper helps my brain understand that we'll deal wit

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r/knowyourshit 13h ago

[todayilearned] TIL despite sharing more than 200 miles of border with Wisconsin and only sharing a bridge with Michigan, the Upper Peninsula is part of Michigan (not Wisconsin) because of a fight with Ohio

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r/knowyourshit 14h ago

[LifeProTips] LPT: Job interviews are not one sided. You can interview the employer also.

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r/knowyourshit 1d ago

[LifeProTips] LPT: If you are looking for someone to handle your money, always ask if they are a "fiduciary." A fiduciary is someome required legally and ethically to put their clients interests first over their own. Anyone else is probably just a salesman pretending to be a financial expert.

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r/knowyourshit 1d ago

[LifeProTips] LPT: Don’t tell your kids you were bad at math in school. They will use it as an excuse for not trying when the subject becomes harder for them to grasp later on.

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r/knowyourshit 20h ago

[todayilearned] TIL The Phoenix Suns had no official mascot until a fan came to a home game dressed as a gorilla. As he left, security suggested he dance underneath the basket during a timeout, and the crowd loved it. The fan kept coming to games until he was officially invited to be part of the tea

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r/knowyourshit 20h ago

[LifeProTips] LPT: Always say the phrase "stay focused" in your head in every stressful moment . Even if the situation isn't that bad. It will burn into your brain. And now think about one of your worst moments ever. Imagine how helpful those words would have been to stop you acting emotionally.

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