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9 Insanely Useful Pro Tips That "Hack My Life" Will Teach You

Wanna learn how to make a homemade AC with stuff from your garage? Check out the premiere of truTV's new series Hack My Life, here, for that and much more!

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1. Can't find any cold beer at a party?

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Cool down those cans by adding salt to ice water.

2. Need another beverage but want to stay on your pool raft?

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All you need is plastic twine, a bin, and quartered pool noodles.

3. Are your tall boots getting creases in them from slumping over?

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Make sure they always stand up by cutting another pool noodle in half and placing it in your boots.

4. Still need to feed 15 more people at a BBQ, but you're out of charcoal?

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Grab a bag of chips!

5. Do you always get blisters when you hike?

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Just stuff some ferns into your shoe.

6. Gotta go and you're not sure if that leaf is poison ivy?

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Sandwich the fresh leaf with dry leaves to provide a barrier.

7. Got a nasty bee sting but no antihistamines?

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Add toothpaste to soothe the bite.

8. Can't sleep because your dang AC broke?

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Go to your garage and make your own AC.

9. And, most concerning... no wine opener to open that beautiful Bordeaux?

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All you need is a nail and a hammer. VoilĂ !

Tune into the new series Hack My Life, on Jan. 6 on truTV at 10:30/9:30 CST.

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