Life hacks, typically referred to as any unique tip or trick to increase productivity and efficiency in daily life, are a staple of the Internet today. There are literally thousands of life hacks spanning the web but do they actually work?

To help answer that question, Mental Floss recently put 30 of the top Internet life hacks to the test. Can you prevent crying while cutting an onion simply by chewing gum? What about using duct tape to open a jar or toasting two slices of bread in a single slot? You’ll have to watch the video to find out!

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