The subtleties of an object’s true use or hidden purpose can often elude even the sharpest among us. Thankfully, there are those who know secrets of everyday objects that none of us could ever hope to uncover. Maybe something was designed for one purpose, but common practice has convinced us that it should be used in a different way. Or perhaps it’s just a matter of bad habits we’ve developed over the years. Sometimes, the best use for an object may not be the one that was originally intended. Whatever it is, we’re here to help. Here are 30 Common Objects You’re Using Wrong. This is how product design should be.

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