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Build A DIY Floating GoPro Mount From A Plastic Soda Bottle

One of the best things about owning a GoPro is you can take it anywhere — even in the water swimming, diving, surfing, or just paddling around. Of course, losing or dropping it means it’s lost to the depths. This trick uses a plastic soda bottle to make a simple, floating mount you won’t lose under water.

Use A Coffee Filter As A Makeshift Basting Brush

Unfamiliar kitchens (such as those in holiday rentals) can really throw off one’s cooking game. If you happen to find yourself in one that lacks a basting brush and you have fowl to roast, do not fret: a coffee filter can save the day.

Use A Soft Drink Can Tab As An Improvised Line Tensioner

Whether you’re setting up a tent, tarp, or even a hammock, you often need a tensioner to keep lines taut. If you’re in a pinch, you can make a simple one out of a can tab.

Rapidly Ripen Bananas For Baking With Egg Yolks

If your baking recipe requires some ripe bananas and all you have is some near-green ones, a few egg yolks can save the day.

Keep Cockroaches Away With Peppermint Oil

There are all kinds of home remedies for keeping your house pest-free, and essential oils are a big player. If you want to repel some roaches, a little peppermint oil is surprisingly effective.

Keep A Shower Soap Scum And Mildew-Free With Homemade Tea Tree Oil Spray

After you take the time to give your shower a good cleaning, you’ll want to do whatever you can to keep it that way. This DIY after-shower spray made with tea tree oil will keep everything looking clean and mildew free.

Cure The Hiccups By Drinking Water From The Opposite Side Of The Cup

There are an endless number of hiccup cures out there, and many of them involve drinking something. This doctor recommended method shows, however, that it’s not really what you drink, but how you drink it that’s important.

Improve Your Cat's Health And Happiness With Some DIY Puzzle Feeders

A recent study suggests that cats, especially indoor cats, can greatly benefit from food puzzles that force them to play with their grub before eating it. Here are a few ways you can make your own puzzle feeders on the cheap.

Remove Rust Spots On Knives With Vinegar

The knife is the most important tool in the kitchen. But over time, they develop those pesky red rust stains, either from regular use, or maybe because it didn’t dry completely after a previous wash. The best way to clean those is to leave the knife in a mug of vinegar for five minutes.

25 Popular Parenting Life Hacks Put To The Test

Video: Raising children is a lot of work, so who can blame parents that look for tips and tricks to make it all a little easier? Sadly, not all life hacks are as useful as they seem. Here’s what happens when 25 of the most popular parenting hacks are attempted.

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