15 Things You Didn't Know The Purpose Of!

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Top things you didn’t know the purpose of! These are the everyday items and things you didn’t know the use for! #14. “Pen Cap”-- You have definitely noticed the tiny hole in the top of a cap and may have used it to try and make a whistle or pretended it was a tiny spyglass. Most people believe this hole has something to do with preventing a pen from drying-out but this is not the case. The hole in the pen cap actually serves as a safety feature. In the event that a small child swallows one, the hole allows air to pass through and reduces the risk of suffocation. #13. “Measuring Tape Tools”-- The modern measuring tape machine is a handy invention that most construction workers and contractors can’t live without, but even some of the most skilled workers might not know it has two incredible yet simple features. First there is the serrated edge on the metal end of the tape. This was put into the design so that if you desired you could put a minor scratch or indentation into the surface you are measuring, in order to give you a marker to make further measurements or designs off of. The other feature is right next to the serrated edge. You may have noticed the small hole that is commonly located in the metal tip. So what’s the purpose of this? Well this is so that if you are measuring something from a point where a nail or screw is you can hook the tape onto the nail and hold the tape in place. #12. “The Quarter’s Edge”-- You probably have spied the hundreds of tiny grooves that mark the outside edge of a quarter but not thought twice about it having a purpose. But these tiny ridges actually once served an important function and no it’s not just so magician’s can get a better grip during coin tricks. Up until recently, historically speaking, the cost of the metals in a coin reflected the coins value so many people took to shaving the edges off of the coins and then used the rest of the coin to purchase items as if the coin still had full value. They would then save up their shavings and melted them together to create new coins or just sell the chunks. In order to combat this, coin minters started putting these ridges on their coins so that retailers could tell whether the coins had been shaved. This practice, though not necessary today, is carried on for the sake of tradition and aesthetic. So why don’t nickels have them? Because no one cares about nickels.

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George Vreeland Hill
Am I the only one who wasted my time watching this?
I saw a video just like this five years ago and 50 other ones in the wakeOf it. It’s now May 2018 and people are still making the same video over and over again. Also they never explained what the hell I’m supposed to do with the converse lace holes. They just said you can lace them up, But not how to lace them up and how lacing them up a different way helps.
N Corkren
*describes super useful hanging loops on a shopping cart* *doesn’t show any hanging loops*
There is nothing more comfortable, and discreet, than storing a wrapped tampon in your panties 🙄 *crinkle, crinkle, crinkle*
Casey Russo
I’m literally scrolling thru the comment section liking every single comment bc all y’all are much more interesting than the actual vid
In Europe every coin has a different "pattern" on the sides so blind people can feel which coin they got in their hands
K. Lein Pondmire
I have found that the best place to store clothes is on the floor. Not only is there a lot more space on the floor than in a dresser or closet, but you can also see all your clothes. You save time by not having to fold things, and you get exercise when you bend over to pick something up. Great way to use all that wasted space. One more special advantage is that your friends won't want to come to your house if your floor is covered with clothes, so you get to go to their houses and eat their snacks instead.
H Koizumi
Belts. They were built to smack misbehaving kids but it gradually became a thing to hold pants.
Hannah Pippin
I thought that the converse was for if the bottom of your foot was itchy you could put something in it and itch it
Joe Sullivan
Put a bit of effort into the images... "The half belt was used to get the extra material out of the way" *doesn't show example* "The extra converse holes can be used for other types of lacing" *doesn't show example*
I use my stationary exercise bike as a clothing rack. You wouldn't believe the amount of items it can hold, from the handle bars to the seat. 10/10 very useful.
"oh no my ketchup pot is too small. i'm to clumsy to dip my fries in there" said noone ever.
No woman would store her backup cotton product in a place where SHE COULD BLEED ON IT? I think a man made that crap claim up.
Emily Thompson
"Up until recently, historically speaking..." Redundancy Department of Redundancy called, they want their phrase back, immediately if not sooner!
Jessie Cator
Some fundamental misunderstanding of where a tampon goes and what it does if you think we're all walking around with spares in our pants. If they'd suggested a panty-liner holder I could have waivered a little. Also, how do you sit down with half a dozen cotton wool bullets in your draws? :/
I'm sorry but who the heck is going to stuff a tampon in that pocket??!!
The hole isn't there for a straw. It is there because rolling the metal makes a stronger structure so they can use thinner sheets of metal. Chinese takeout boxes are not meant to be unfolded for "plates", folding a piece of card stock is simply a good way to make cheap leak resistant containers without fancy manufacturing techniques like glueing a bunch of precisely cut seams. Etc.
Tim Greig
Huh. 1:38 He's measuring the end of the piece of timber and marking...the end of the timber?
Sally Wooten
I thought the bonus piece of clothing (that comes with the buttons) was to carry with you when you shop again to match a skirt or slacks.
Mitsuha Miyamizu
I'm reading the comments instead of watching the video 😂😂
Brian Does Things
So there’s a hole on the tab on a can of beans for my straw? It all makes sense now
Red Rhino
Life hack: if you are feeling thirsty but don’t have a bottle of water- simply turn on the tap and pour some water into a cup. Life hacks kids!
Paul Davenport
Did you know you can reuse toilet paper a second time by merely shaking it real hard after the first use? When you use a public restroom you'll find a lot of opportunity in the waste can. When no one is watching....I take as much as I can hide in my shirt to reuse at home. I'm thinking about writing a book called, "The Shit People Don't Know".
Gil Edwards
Explains that ketchup cups and Chinese food containers can fold out..Never Actually Shows it..
You cannot hold a female hygiene device in place with the gusset in underwear. Also, men have them as well. Thanks for wasting my time. It's my fault, though, I suppose. I'm more experienced than this. I should have known what was waiting for me.
That little pocket is where my drugs go
Valeck Verden
I use a human skull for a cup or bowl
7:35 - this may be the way you use it now, but in reality-" In reality? *in reality?* Think about that for a moment please
alex hernandez
Who else thinks this videos blows give me likes so I feel better after watching this
Haley Burton
You gon' pull a muscle from all that reaching
Samia Hoque
I dont understand the grocery cart one... What hooks? I dont get it... Someone care to explain? lol Thanks!
G Hall
No, WRONG! The reason a nickel has no ridges on the edge is that it is similar in size to a quarter. So, if you are blind you can easily tell the difference between most coins based on the size and thickness. But, it would be difficult to tell the difference between a nickel and a quarter just by feeling them. So the nickel has no ridges on the edge so that it can be easily differentiated from a quarter by people who are sight impaired.
I can assure you that is not the correct way to use chinese food containers - they're shaped like that to produce a container with no seams or joins on the bottom or sides of the container, preventing it from leaking sauces. The fact that they unfold flat has no meaning, because that's just how cardboard and paperboard boxes are manufactured in the first place.
My dad uses his old 5 iron as a walking stick, putt that on your list
Carson Smith
10:05 thank me later
Watching that guy struggle to use chopsticks and then the scene switching just as he almost got a bite was heart wrenching
I bet you weren't aware for the reason for the extra holes on your belt. It turns out those holes were actually put there so you could adjust the length of your belt in case you share your belt with a friend or your cousin. The different holes allow for the belt to be different sized depending on which hole you put the metal Spike through. Some holes make the belt larger some holes make the belt smaller but some holes keep the belt the same size as it was for the first time that you used it which is for your size not your friends or cousins. They will have different sizes but not all the time like my cousin is the same size so we use the same bell hole if we trade or share belt. It's a little known fact that probably just made your day much better.
Dan Richards
I use anything in my house with a flat surface as a table.
"if you buy your own groceries" ????? do people not buy their own groceries?????
Ina Pickle
You are completely wrong about the extra cotton fabric sewn into panties. Perhaps you should have asked a woman old enough to remember why. We do still exist. First a little history. Women used to not wear anything under their skirts. Then bloomers were invented. Bloomers were linen, then later made of cotton. All bloomers were open at the crotch to make toilet trips easier. This also allowed a healthy amount of air flow. By the time panties were invented, another type of fabric was also becoming popular. That fabric was polyester- an oil based synthetic. Now underwear was still produced in cotton and also silk if you were wealthy, but polyester was very popular because it was smooth like silk and clothing fabric slides easily over it. Women soon noticed a problem though. Due to the nature of synthetic fabrics, women who wore polyester panties were increasingly suffering from yeast, bladder, and kidney infections. It was not long after, that panty manufacturers started sewing a cotton liner into all polyester panties. You will never find a synthetic pair without the cotton liner, but you can find natural fiber panties without the extra fabric in the crotch. Jockey makes panties without the liner. I own a few pairs. However, due to the popularity of pants, most cotton undies will still have a bit of extra fabric to reinforce the crotch and protect our lady bits.
I dont think ANYONE has asked for a paper plate at a Chinese food restaurant
Bridget Prunkl
know I know that I can drink my tuna straight from the can, yay...
Matthew Braddom
Whoever narrated this has a special place in hell. Let’s just make shit up for a video.
James Simpson
Why don't nickles have them? Because no one cares about nickels. Pft I do.
Next video will probably tell me that shoelaces are to tie my shoes.
Vincent Heartland
Okay you yobany uroda, listen up. *Plumages* are not plumages, they are *hackles* and are *certainly not* pompoms! Those carry the distinction and honour of their regiments with the colours they brandish and should not be so insulted by being compared to a freakin' pompom. Coincidentally, others besides the French used them too, most notably the British you dinks.
Freedumb ;0;
*_Gasp_* The ordinary Great Dane is also a giant of watering can! Let it fill up in the dog’s water bowl and bring it over to your plants and ta-da! You’re plant’s thirst has been quenched thanks to those amazing water holding lips!
Jorjina Wright
I just spent the last 2 hours reading the comments (which are far more entertaining that the video was!) looking for one that mentioned using the panty gusset pocket for a vibrator - there are several. As someone said, many of us came here to see what the pocket was for. They say that more expensive underwear has it sewn up ... I've noticed that sexier panties have an open pocket (and someone noted that Victoria Secret panties don't have it sewn up) ... encouraging the wearer to use it for a pocket rocket or remote controlled vibrator, methinks? Enjoy!
These videos are like adding words to an essay to make it longer
I don’t know the purpose of my life. Can you make a video about that?
I Am Root
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis, fuel gauge is on the right side of the left most cluster, fuel pump has handle on the right side of the pump. The fuel cap is on the left side of the car.
Avakado Bear
Does anyone else watch these videos and be like Omg yea that's so cool!! I'll remember that next time I do one of these things Then you do one of them And forget to try out the secret use
"This handy hole" *cuts to video of a woman* HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
i have no use for ths video. please identify its hidden purpose.
110% Click bait.
number 15: *tiny pocket*
Karen Hennigan-Thomp
Interesting stuff. Need better photos though. Many of the photos don't illustrate the purpose you're claiming. And that sweater you show when talking about a cardigan is not a cardigan.
What is the purpose of my suffering
Your Neighbour
jhm s-tagg
interesting, but you don't give visual examples of the suggestion alternative use.
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1:32 what exactly is he measuring??
Karis Yuen
Woman: Let's make a video together. Man: Ok. Woman: I'll just say the numbers and you can do the rest of the video.
Jem Jewels
Imagine a Viking with a pompom hat!😂😂😂
Erik Eilertsen
they forgot that the stop on a tape measure can move which is why it is fitted with oval holes where the rivets are. the idea is that it is shorter for INSIDE measurements and LONGER for outside measurements by exactly the thickness of the blade stop. I would have thought that is the most important thing to mention.
i store baked beans in my small jean pocket
*while you sip your s w e e t t r e a t*
milla mantell
If the soda can thing is true.. then why is the same tab used for things like dog food and tuna? Who's sipping that?
R. Mathis
*so i can't speak on the ladies undies, but why dio men underwear have a whole on the front of our boxers and briefs?* 🤔🤔🤔
It would be nice if this wasn't almost all stock footage and you actually showed these secret purposes.
what about the second setting on a stapler?
I'm on the weird side of pornhub again.
Number 16: This channel.
Yeah but who doesn't know the gas gauge thing? The little arrow pointing to the side your gas thing is on is common knowledge.
Lance Baker
In China, take-out containers are never like the ones used at Chinese-American restaurants. Restaurants in China use standard styrofoam boxes, never cardboard ones with a wire handle. NEVER.
Eveliina Tistelgren
I'm surprised this hasn't been said before, I use this informative video, to waste my time instead of actually educating myself.
Chinese food containers aren't designed to turn into plates, they're folded that way to prevent leaking. Before the advent of the microwave oven, these food containers had a steel carrying handle that pierced both sides and held them together securely but were not easy to remove.
Shop Picks
Nah, no woman would do that 😊
Arry The Butcher
I thought sandals are footwears until I realized that it's my Mom's ultimate weapon
11. Handy hole. Shows video of woman.. Yep..
K. Kaye Clark
Yeah, it might be helpful to actually show an example of what you're talking about. You said the loops in a grocery cart were for hanging bags but you show a cart full of food that is not even in bags!!! Very cheesy and lazily done.
ive never seen a tape measure with a serrated edge. pretty sure the 'straw hole' in a can is just a life hack not the actual purpose. converse holes - well prove it then. sounds like a dumb theory. #5 - what? notebooks have margins to give rats something to eat? .. seriously? never seen a sauce cup in real life. must just be an american thing. noodle boxes are meant to be unfolded for picnics... uh no they're not. dont be a tight arse and just buy picnicware. they just print them flat and fold them into box shape because its cheaper to manufacture. doesnt all underwear have that extra layer at the front? im a guy and mine does.
Is the dude that narrates the Engineer Guy youtuber? His voice is very similar.
Georgi Gerov
your mum !
Sometimes I use toilet paper to blow my nose. Life hack!
wayne ruddock
what? you could not consider the small pocket in jeans a condom pocket? but then save gussets for last? I thought you were being polite for the kids sake.
Rafa El
"What's something that you use in a way that is different that what it is intended for?" I often "borrow" a stick-on sanitary pad [with wings] (unused) from my partner's stash. It helps me buff my leather shoes and other stuff once I stick it on my palm. Absolutely lint-free. And the wings also protect my palm from any stains.
Pouty MacPotatohead
I don't know for sure, but I'm willing to put money on the line that the hole in the tab in cans is to increase structural integrity with least amount of materials used. Much the same with every feature of the can. The tab would probably just double up without it.
Rainoa Yutu Niuyrr Ola Serrano
Rsinoa yutub niuyork ola es importante dejar hablar haber quiso tiñe la razón los juece son reposan le de la devoción ha tomar Yutub casa de exprecinon
Talks about lacing the converse in the unused holes... Doesn't show how.... Cool.
Embarrassing. Guess I'll stop using it for loose change and keys now that I know it's actually just a gusset.
Huh? I dont have a beanie. Hmm? but you cant play games on that kind watch.
I ain’t Gonna
If ketchup cups are supposed to be unfolded so you can fit more ketchup then *why are they in cup form to begin with?!?* Edit: I originally put kerchup like a dingus lmao
I thought it was there to hold coins ..
Monte Lang
Too bad on number 6 Converse Lacing, you didn't show us a shoe with laces actually going through those extra holes.
Edgy Mouse
The demonetized icon, *studies show that this means your content didn’t do anything against the community guide lines*
I can't help but feel as if some of this stuff in this video and others like it is "fake" information, just stuff that seemed somewhat logical that people would believe.
Jeffy Jeffy Deefy Poo poo
We used it wrong ,but it's not important
Lil Flatty
YOU LIER I KNEW 11!!!!!! jk XD