Prepare to be amazed, thrilled, and feel stupid at the same time.

When I came across this video I thought to myself, 'ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!' Then I showed it to my wife and a few other people. All were just as amazed as I was.

If you've been fighting the plastic rings that hold together 8-packs of Gatorade bottles, your favorite pop (or soda), and countless other products, here's something that will thrill you. Those plastic rings aren't there to make our lives miserable. No, there's actually a method to avoiding the frustration, a pulled muscle when trying to remove your favorite beverage, or in some cases, both. Watch this:

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What the Hack?!

My mind was officially blown when I saw this. 'Where has this information been all my life,' I thought? And don't you love how all these life hack videos say "How old were you when you figured out..." Today, ok. Today. I feel stupid enough already but hey, today is better than tomorrow!

If you routinely overtighten caps on bottles (hey that helps save the carbonation, right?), here's another hack that might be beneficial:

Share the two life hacks above and you'll likely gain some new friends.

Now that our hate for plastic drink bottles in multi-packs has been resolved, here's a bunch of other ways plastic bottles can make your life easier and, in some cases, more fun.

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