The things that we come with everyday use have become an essential part of our daily life that we rarely notice their silent and most straightforward features. If we look carefully at these things, we will get to know that these items have got designed in certain ways that they do much more than we think. For example, the brushes at the sides of escalators that we believe are to polish our shoes but actually, there is an impressive safety feature of these brushes.
Through this article, you will get to know about such more things that we use daily.
The small buttons at the rear pockets of our jeans are called rivets. These buttons are not for show. These tiny buttons got placed at such areas of your jeans which are more likely to tear from strain or movement. It is the primary purpose of these small buttons.
These grooves are specially designed at the depths of your all cups to make them washing more convenient in the dishwasher. When the cups got placed upside down, these grooves allow the water to flow from the cups rather than stagnating and spilling when you take these cups out over your feet
These grooves also allow the fresh air to flow under the cups which keeps the cups from cracking when they get heat up with hot beverages.
The holes on the handles of the utensils are not only to hang them.
We use these holes to hang the utensils, but we can also attach the spoons while cooking to avoid our appliances from getting messy.
The hole in the caps of the pens has nothing to do with ink or the pen
We usually swallow our pens through our lectures. It would mostly occur in the children between the age group of 6-15 years. The holes in the cap prevent the pens choking if we swallow them by allowing the air passage through them.
Little pompoms on the winter caps are not only an extra touch of cuteness
This style on the caps was first introduced for French sailors so that their heads would not beat up on the ceilings of the ship because the ships were too low. Later, this design got adopted by army troops, and after that, all caps have got designed with such pompoms.
That little slot at the end of a measuring tape
Almost all the measuring tapes come with a bit of aperture of metal stub at their ends. While measuring the slot can be hung on a nail without needing another hand for the help. If you notice the stub carefully, it has also serrated on one side. Without using a pencil, you can use this stub to mark the points.
Childproof prescription bottles can get altered
Most of the medicine bottles come with childproof lids. Many of us do not know that if you turn these lids upside down, then they are no more left childproof.
You should perform it when you know that there are no children around these medicines.
Those little ridges on the ‘F’ and ‘J’ keys of the keyboard
Have you ever wondered that how can you type without looking at the keyboard? It is due to the small ridges on the ‘F’ and ‘K’ keys. With your muscle memory, your index fingers can locate other keys on the keyboard.
The brushes at the sides of escalators are not for polishing your shoes.
The brushes at the sides of escalators that we think are to polish our shoes, but actually, there is an interesting safety feature of these brushes. One of the safety features of these brushes to prevent the miss happening to stock clothes and bags of people when they stand very close to the sides.
Screwdrivers can also get used as wrenches as well
We can slide a lot of screwdrivers through a wrench, and these can be used to create more torque. We can use the method to use screwdrivers as a wrench at the complicated heights and angles. Sometimes at the different aspects, it is challenging to work with a wrench so we can make screwdriver as a wrench for such perspectives.