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40 Life Hacks From Disney Movies That Are Borderline Genius

Improve your life with the magic of Disney.

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1. Prop up a teetering layer cake with a broom handle.

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2. Use your beard to tidy up around the house.

The longer the body hair = the better to dust with.
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The longer the body hair = the better to dust with.

3. Can't afford an expensive Tempur-Pedic pillow? Use someone's butt.

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http://disneyscreencaps.com/snow-white-and-the-seven-dwarfs-1937

Like a Tempur-Pedic pillow, a pillowy ass will support your neck, conform to the shape of your head, and return to its original shape after use.

4. Save money on child care by having your dog supervise your offspring.

Collies, Irish setters, and golden retrievers are three breeds that are particularly great with children.
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Collies, Irish setters, and golden retrievers are three breeds that are particularly great with children.

5. Ask a pair of rabbits to break in new shoes to avoid blisters.

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6. Repair a malfunctioning appliance with jam.

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http://disneyscreencaps.com/alice-in-wonderland-1951/

If the jam doesn't work, try some butter. Do NOT use mustard (that's just silly).

7. Skip Tinder and OkCupid and let your pet find you a new boyfriend or girlfriend.

Dogs = the ultimate wingman.
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Dogs = the ultimate wingman.

8. Use a fork to remove stubborn knots in long hair.

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9. Skip the abrasive alarm clock and wake up in the morning with true love's first kiss.

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10. Run out of clean glasses? Drink wine from a lute.

Just pat it dry with a paper towel when done.
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Just pat it dry with a paper towel when done.

11. Simplify the food seasoning process with a spinning tray.

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12. Impress your dinner party guests with enchanted serving ware.

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13. Save money on electricity and illuminate your house with floating orbs of light.

If you think the green glow is a bit too eerie, try white or lavender.
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If you think the green glow is a bit too eerie, try white or lavender.

14. Wear starfish instead of a bra to keep your nipples moisturized.

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15. Keep a beaver around the house to cut things that scissors can't handle.

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http://disneyscreencaps.com/lady-and-the-tramp-1955

Why have a dog or cat when you could have a helpful beaver?

16. Secure a prisoner with bonds made from human hair.

When tied properly, it's very hard to escape from.
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When tied properly, it's very hard to escape from.

17. Buff your nails with the top of a cattail plant.

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18. Pop in your favorite movie to cheer yourself up after a long day at work.

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http://disneyscreencaps.com/wall%C2%B7e-2008

This robot is fond of Hello, Dolly!

19. Plant an impenetrable wall of thistles around your home to keep out intruders.

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20. Sleep under a leaky faucet to stay hydrated while you slumber.

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21. Before leaving for a party, write out directions on your shirtfront.

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http://disneyscreencaps.com/peter-pan-1953/

This way you won't get lost if your phone runs out of batteries or you lose service.

22. Sift through your childhood drawings to find inspiration when building a new home.

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23. Reattach a lost shadow using a sharp needle and some thread.

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24. Use a rough tree trunk or rock to scratch an itch on your back or butt.

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25. Stay organized by keeping your belongings in containers with pictorial labels.

That way you'll know exactly what's inside a box or container with just one look.
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That way you'll know exactly what's inside a box or container with just one look.

26. Live in a large house? Paint helpful guides on the doors so your guests don't get lost.

A toilet on the bathroom door, a refrigerator on the door to the kitchen, etc.
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A toilet on the bathroom door, a refrigerator on the door to the kitchen, etc.

27. Smear peanut butter on your dog's nose to keep him occupied.

28. Make the most out of the strange details in your rental apartment.

In the words of Tim Gunn, "Make it work!"
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In the words of Tim Gunn, "Make it work!"

29. Invest in cooking classes from an accomplished rat chef.

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Hire Remy the rat for a series of private lessons, and soon you'll be chopping and dicing like a pro.

30. Lock yourself in a tower for a decade (or two) to become an expert in a variety of different art forms.

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http://disneyscreencaps.com/tangled-2010
http://disneyscreencaps.com/tangled-2010

Give yourself all the time in the world to learn how to paint, make candles, sculpt, and so much more.

31. Top your breakfast with a smile to cheer yourself up in the morning.

32. Only keep belongings that spark joy.

If it doesn't bring you joy, get rid of it.
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If it doesn't bring you joy, get rid of it.

33. Save money on air conditioning by building a house out of ice.

You'll also save time on cleaning: Dust doesn't accumulate on frozen water!

34. Starting a new job? Embroider your name on your clothing to help your coworkers remember it.

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35. Keep a mix of short-term and long-term goals on your to-do list.

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http://disneyscreencaps.com/monsters-university-2013

You'll feel accomplished as you cross the easier things off, and it's good to keep your more difficult ambitions in mind so you don't forget to pursue them.

36. Carry things on top of your head to improve your posture *and* eliminate extra trips up and down the stairs.

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37. Redecorating? Transform your old curtains into a dress.

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http://disneyscreencaps.com/enchanted-2007

38. Save money on air travel by purchasing helium tanks instead of plane tickets.

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39. Have an animal wash your dishes to really make them ~sparkle~.

A deer tongue gets a plate cleaner than even the fanciest dishwashing machine.
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A deer tongue gets a plate cleaner than even the fanciest dishwashing machine.

40. Have a bulb on your Christmas tree that won't light up? Try tightening it.

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It may have just come loose.

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