13 Sneaky Secrets Your Favorite Products are Hiding
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You may think you understand everything there is to know about something so simple as a shirt or a cast-iron skillet. Of course, you know all there is to know about how to tie your shoes! Or do you? A whole host of everyday items in your daily life are hiding secret functions from you. You’ll never look at them the same way again
The small stripes of plastic along a smartphone's outer edge are one of its most important features.
The answer: history.
Your athletic shoes likely have an extra lace eyelet, and you might not know how to use it correctly... until now.
The little V at the neck of your favorite sweatshirt has a long history and it's more than just for looks.
It prevents wrinkles, lets people know if you're spoken for and it's on the back of your favorite button up shirt.
We took a deeper look at NATO straps to find out exactly why these fun and affordable watch accessories are designed the way they are.
It could save your behind in the backcountry — or at least help you keep your pants up.
The mystery of the buttonless buttonhole.
Geeking out on the sounds of coasting may forever change the way you look at — and listen to — these two-wheeled wonders.
Not every pack has this smart touch, but if yours is designed for outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking, skiing or snowboarding, it probably does.
The jeans you're wearing right now have a curious feature you might have wondered about. We bet you'd never guess its original purpose.
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