Improvising a solution to a problem requires a creative mind, but it can also save us a lot of money. That said, some people should put their 'creativity' back in its drawer, particularly when their life hacks are either useless or even dangerous!
Here's a selection of 20 ideas that are mixed bag of totally stupid alongside utter genius! So what do you think of these? Worth a try or deserve to be ditched? Share your comments with us below!
1. A rocking chair
Seeing how expensive rocking chairs can be, this guy's come up with a cheap, workable solution!
2. A crate couch!
Be eco-friendly by recycling plastic crates!
3. A functional soap dispenser
A simple solution for when the restroom runs out of soap!
4. A roller bike!
Wonder what happens when he has to turn a corner or suddenly break...
5. A shopping cart bike
A 2-in-1 solution for trips to the grocery store or for transporting heavy stuff, but again we're wondering how he could handle a bumpy ride or a sharp turn!
6. A 3-wheel Audi
Why take your Audi to the scrap yard when all you need to do is turn it into a 3-wheeler?
7. A practical, if unsightly repair job!
Why waste money on a new clock when a piece of paper and black marker pen will do the job?
8. A really uncomfortable bike!
The plus? It can carry two people. The downside? One of you will end up with splinters in your ass!
9. Broken faucet hack
Use the 'straw method' to plumb in a replacement faucet!
10. Don't have an iron?
Who cares what you use? If this removes creases, then why not?
11. When you run out of toilet paper
Because when you gotta poop, you gotta poop! Plus if you cut it in half it'll fit on the toilet paper holder!
12. Tennis ball shock absorbers
We love this awesome shock absorber idea and wish we could see it in action!
13. Alternative coffee machine use
If you're hard up and trying to save money, use your coffee maker to cook vegetables, eggs, pasta or hotdogs, whilst heating up your rolls...
14. K'NEX headphones
Broken headphones? Just use your younger brother's K’NEX pieces for an original touch...
15. An unusual coffee table
It may not be the most stable of tables, but it's a great way to recycle an old TV!
16. When you need to take a discreet nap in class
This guy's a genius!
17. If you're a musician who also wants to treat your loved one to a romantic meal
If this doesn't impress them then nothing will!
18. Tupperware headlight
A cool idea but we wonder if the plastic would melt after a while...
19. A broom windscreen wiper
It'll get rid of dust, but may scratch the glass!
20. Play Jenga with pallets!
Would you dare use this gas station?