How to peel a hard boiled egg and four other life hacks

Samuel Osborne
Saturday 24 October 2015 12:46 BST
How to peel a hard boiled egg in seconds
How to peel a hard boiled egg in seconds (Rumble)

Life hacks are great for speeding up mundane tasks like peeling boiled eggs, potatoes or oranges.

Watch the video above for instructions.

1. Transform a can of tuna into a torch

This one's good for camping.

Pierce the top of a tin of tuna with a screwdriver or knife, roll a sheet of toilet paper into a wick and then thread it into the tin.

It should burn for 2-3 hours and supposedly doesn't smell too fishy.

2. Peel a potato with your bare hands in seconds

Make a cut around the circumference of the potato.

Boil the potato then place it in ice water for 5-10 seconds.

3. Peel an orange in seconds

Chop off the top and the bottom.

Make a cut on one side from the top to bottom then peel.

4. Peel a hard boiled egg in seconds

After hard boiling the egg, put it in a cup of water and shake it, using your hand to stop the egg from falling out.

5. Save money on heating bills during winter

Make your house warmer by sticking sheets of bubble wrap over windows and sliding doors.

Spray water on the windows to help the bubble wrap stick.

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