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Life Hackery » 30 Uncommon Uses for Aluminum Foil » Print. Posted By lifehackery On April 22, 2008 @ 7:06 pm In Home, Life, Money | 26 Comments We’ve already seen that something as simple as a tennis ball [1] can be put to lots of uses other than just playing a friendly game, but not everyone has a ton of tennis balls just lying around.

Life Hackery » 30 Uncommon Uses for Aluminum Foil » Print

What about common household items? Aluminum foil is found in nearly every kitchen, and it’s surprisingly useful - but not only for its traditional purpose. From the cookbooks of grandmothers and the journals of contemporary internet homemakers, here are 30 new uses for that most unassuming of all shiny flexible metals: aluminum foil.

Baking Soda: Another Wonder Substance. A while back, I wrote a piece extolling the virtues of vinegar.

Baking Soda: Another Wonder Substance

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