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Pogue's basics. Life : essential tips and shortcuts (that no one bothers to tell you) for simplifying your day
2015
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<p> New York Times Bestseller </p> <p>Do you know the pinhole-finger trick for seeing without glasses?<br> Did you realize that booking a hotel room with your phone is cheaper than doing it on your PC?<br> Do you know how to get the last dregs of ketchup out of the bottleâe"in one second?</p> <p>In David Pogue's New York Times bestselling book Pogue's Basics: Tech, the author shared his essential tips and tricks for making all your gadgets seem easier, faster, and less of a hassle to use. In this new book, he widens his focusâe"to life itself. In these pages, you'll find more than 150 tricks, shortcuts, and cheats for everyday life: house and home, cars, clothing, travel, food, health, and more. This timeless reference book will shed light on priceless bits of advice and life hacks that already exist in the world around youâe"you just never knew!</p> <p>Tips include: Insider cheats for cheap air fare, how to read signs in other languages, the three-cent trick for staying awake behind the wheel, how to know which side of the highway your exit will be on, how to quench a spicy mouth on fire, and much much more!</p>
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1The Carp. 7
Chapter 2Travelp. 33
Chapter 3Foodp. 63
Chapter 4Clothesp. 92
Chapter 5Out and Aboutp. 104
Chapter 6House and Homep. 115
Chapter 7Animalsp. 134
Chapter 8How to Clean Everythingp. 140
Chapter 9Electronicsp. 151
Chapter 10Your Bodyp. 194
Chapter 11Social Hacksp. 207
Chapter 12Life-Hack Liesp. 213
Acknowledgmentsp. 218
Indexp. 219
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