Internet Finds·Posted on Dec 19, 202131 People Who Were So Much Smarter Than Me In 2021, It's Embarrassing*Takes all the notes*by Crystal RoBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Like this smart seamster who shared a simple, but genius hack: How to sew in a straight line. from lifehacks 2. And this handy person who has a head for good ideas: I thought this was well known untill my father who has been a mechanic for 30 years had not seen it before.. open your cable tie packets in the middle and you will never spill them all over the floor again. Pull out however many you need from the centre as seen below. from lifehacks 3. This ingenious aunt we all could learn a thing from: My aunt has this birthday calendar, names on disks using hooks. from mildlyinteresting 4. This clever cook who shared a neat trick: A clever way to measure honey in a recipe from oddlysatisfying 5. The creative (and caring) person who came up with this: Some roads in Australia are so long and boring that they have trivia signs to keep drivers alert. from interestingasfuck 6. The brilliant person who came up with this system: Why Do Airplanes Have Red and Green Lights? from coolguides 7. And the one who came up with this ~fun~ addition, too: There's a roulette minigame at the Frankfurt Airport baggage claim. from mildlyinteresting 8. The person who added these lights, and frankly, deserves a pat on the back: This bathroom in DFW airport that tells you which stalls are available. from mildlyinteresting 9. The person who had the wisdom to design this: My snow gloves have a squeegee for your googles. from mildlyinteresting 10. This person's wife, who changed their life: I’ve been married to my wife for 11 years and she just taught me that if I use a cheese grater on a cold stick of butter, it’s easier to spread on toast and muffins. from lifehacks 11. The smarty who added this design to a pasta box: this packet of pasta has a drawing to gauge the quantity of pasta w/o a scale from mildlyinteresting 12. The kind and clever person who made this: Putting rails under a bench so you can always be in shade. from DesignPorn 13. The retail store designer who had the wisdom to make this: Found in a clothing store dressing room from DesignPorn 14. The designer who made a small, but helpful addition: The dishwasher at my parents projects the remaining time on the floor below. from mildlyinteresting 15. The clever person that designed this store to have different surfaces to "road test" strollers: This baby store has different surfaces to “road test” the strollers from mildlyinteresting 16. The smarty pants who designed this ruler to have cascading millimeter marks so it's easier to read: This ruler has cascading millimeter mark that makes it easier to read. from mildlyinteresting 17. The absolute genius who designed this shirt to have a lens cloth sewn in at the bottom: This shirt has a piece of lens cloth sewn on the inside for your glasses. from mildlyinteresting 18. This intelligent paper bag designer who just wants to help: This paper bag that shows you how to pack it from mildlyinteresting 19. This super smart grandpa who sorted his extra sauce packets into a case: My grandpa has a case for his sauces from mildlyinteresting 20. Whoever designed these benches to be reversible so you can choose your view: These public benches are reversible, so you can choose to look at people, or boats. from mildlyinteresting 21. The person who incorporated kick buttons on these elevators: Elevator Kick Buttons from DesignPorn 22. The genius that designed this shirt with buttons on the inside as well to help prevent annoying boob-gap: This shirt has buttons on the inside that prevent the dreaded boob gap! from DesignPorn 23. This mom who painted an outlet to blend in with its surroundings: My mom painted this outlet to match the rocks. from mildlyinteresting 24. The person who designed this cheeky (but clever) business card: This smart business card from DesignPorn 25. The person who designed this umbrella to only show the logo when it rains: The logo on my umbrella only shows up when wet. from mildlyinteresting 26. The mastermind who created this pan with a thermochromic indicator to show if it is hot: This pan has a thermochromic indicator to show if it is hot. from mildlyinteresting 27. The person who had the idea to sort this furniture hardware by step rather than type: This furniture hardware is sorted by step rather than by type. from mildlyinteresting 28. The genius who came up with this: My toaster has a window to see how toast your bread is. from mildlyinteresting 29. The smarty who designed this spatula with a little stand: My spatula has a little stand so it doesn’t touch the counter from mildlyinteresting 30. The helpful person who came up with this idea: My library loans out themed "Binge Boxes" from mildlyinteresting 31. And finally, the person who came up with this AMAZING idea: This holder for my Oreos from mildlyinteresting H/T: r/mildlyinteresting & r/designporn The year is almost over, and we're looking back on 2021. Check out more from the year here!