12 Things You Didn’t Know The Purpose Of
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Have you ever wondered why manufacturers place small plastic discs inside of soda bottle caps? Or why all jeans seem to have randomly placed metal studs? There are so many little details that we overlook when it comes to everyday objects. Sometimes we assume that they have no purpose at all, and that they exist for purely aesthetic reasons.
Other times we guess, correctly or otherwise, at what they might be designed to do.
More often than not, they do have a specific purpose or use, and it is simply that we are ignorant of this fact. We’d bet that these are 12 things you didn’t know the purpose of;
12. The Stripes on Your Headphone Jack
The rings on your headphone jack are neither for decoration nor grip, as some people may assume; they are, in fact, sections of insulation designed to protect the wiring that allows sound to be carried to both headphones.
11. Nail Cuticles
If you pay any attention to your nails and hands, you will most likely know what your cuticles are. This hard strip of skin at the bed of your nails may seem to be a useless chance of nature, but in actual fact, they are key to the health of our nails.
10. Notebook Margins
Believe it or not, the purpose of the margins in your notebook has nothing to do with getting criticisms from your professor or notes from your editor! Certainly, the margins are now used for noting corrections or making suggestions, but this was not always so. Historically, books and notes were most likely to be damaged by rodents
9. The Plastic Disc Under Your Soda Lid
That little blue disc of plastic under your soda cap? It’s not just there to print codes or prize giveaways on; it’s a pressure seal that performs the vital function of keeping the liquid and gas in, and the air around you out.
8. The Raised Bumps on the “F” and “J” Keys
Take a look at your keyboard. You may have noticed that the F and J keys have raised dots or bumps. If you spend a lot of time using a computer, you will definitely have noticed, but you may not know what they’re for.
7. The Diamond Shape on Your Backpack
Those diamond shapes on your backpacks are also known as lash tabs, lashing squares, or pig snouts! That’s right – they have a name and a reason for being there. Lash tabs are not just included in the design for decoration; they pay homage to a time when backpacks were mostly used by hikers and climbers.
6. The Hole in Your Chupa-Chups Stick
There is more than one theory about why the hole at the end of the Chupa-Chups stick exists. Some people say it’s there to counteract a potential choking hazard, others that it’s there for children to whistle through once they finish. The truth is a little more mundane (though close to the first speculation).
5. The Hole in Your Ballpoint Pen
It’s common knowledge that the hole in the lid of your ballpoint is to prevent choking should you accidentally swallow it, but what about the hole in the middle of the pen shaft? Have you noticed that before?
4. The Blue and White Erasers
Everyone heard that the blue half of these erasers was meant for “rubbing out” ink. Of course, when we tried it, the eraser did little more than smudge the ink and ruin the paper. So, what is that blue half of this eraser for?
3. The Soft Inner Lining of Your Underwear
So, you’ve probably noticed that there is a second lining of a sort in your underwear. This secondary lining, made of soft, tissue-like cotton, is called a gusset and is required if underwear is to meet the necessary health standards.
2. The Unexplained Studs on Your Jeans
Have you noticed the metal studs that seem to randomly dot the seams of your jeans? Well, they too have a specific purpose and history. When Levi Strauss first began making jeans, they were primarily worn by miners and farmers; manual laborers, in short, were his main consumer base.
1. The Thick Cylinders Found on Electrical Cables
The correct name for these nifty little guys is “ferrite core” or “choke”, and they are not just a design feature with a mundane or purely aesthetic purpose; they have a very important, very high-tech function.
So, did you know the function of these 12 everyday items, or was this as much of a surprise to you as it was to us?
8:11 minutes I will never be able to get back....😶😶😶 This dumass person wasting my time
Schwap (7 days ago)
Smashley (7 days ago)
Cristian Perez (7 days ago)
12 things "you" didn't know the purpose of...
Tombstomer47 (7 days ago)
Abbigayle B (8 days ago)
WHY DID HE SAY CHOOPA CHOOP
Kittycatpooped 4106 (8 days ago)
He said "chooba choob stick." 😂
Chris Hunsberger (8 days ago)
Vicky Cravey (9 days ago)
"One for the left ear, one for the right, and one for the grounding...who knew?" Not you. The third is for the microphone.
SL Reddy (11 days ago)
mrlampcompressor (12 days ago)
GameHype17 (12 days ago)
Who’s the model in the thumbnail?
James Fondren (13 days ago)
Fucking stupid. this channel should not exist... oxygen in a pen.... fuckin moron. its pressure equalization not oxygen supply. You should return every penny you have made on this farce of a "channel".
Johny40Se7en (13 days ago)
I had no idea about that last one, always wondered why phones have speakers make that noise too, now I know =)
William Sands (14 days ago)
Everyone opened this video because of the thumbnail pic. And about 10 seconds of the video is devoted to that particular pic. And then they leave the question completely unanswered. Sooooo, you don't have an answer for the cotton lining of panties. My guess is a flavor Savor for pantie tea drinkers....or an oder catcher for the sniffers.
LIKITH REWIND (14 days ago)
Who came her for that thumbnail
nambinhvu (14 days ago)
No, 3 rings means microphone...Lol
Jazzie playz (16 days ago)
4:17 1 its any lollipop
2 its pronounced chup A - Chups
Jazzie playz (16 days ago)
How about me I don't know the purpose of my existence lol
Thesaiko100 (17 days ago)
That blind leesin joke 😂
Phoebe rose (17 days ago)
Rings on headphones - one for left one for right
Nail cuticles - seal to stop bacteria
Book margins- to stop rodents from eating your work
Plastic in soda lids - keeps drinks fizzy
Bumps of keyboards - so you can easily find keys without looking
Lash tabs - to secure axes onto backpacks
Holes in lollipop sticks - keep the lollipop in place and stop a choking hazard
Hole in lids of pens - stop choking
Blue eraser- remove marks from colourful paper
Extra lining in uderwear- for comfort
Studs in jeans- to stop ripping
Bumps in leads - to stop noises
Casey Gamble (18 days ago)
Actually 3 rings in headphones 🎧 one is for mic not ground lmao good vid besides the false information ℹ️
Andril Barton (19 days ago)
This is bs
Shayy Plays (19 days ago)
I Still have one more question What is the purpose of life??
Sohom Chatterjee (20 days ago)
mikehunt47 (25 days ago)
i legitimately have no idea how anyone wouldnt know what the bumps on f and j are for
and i always thought the underwear pocket was to help prevent bleaching
A1 skill shot (26 days ago)
that lee sin at 3:22 lmao
lil.mum.jpg (27 days ago)
penny sergio (27 days ago)
very interesting & a boost for trivia geeks ~THANKS!~
Matthew Zablocki (28 days ago)
Simply clicked cause of that juicy ass in thumbnail. Were tf is it?😕
JD IH (1 month ago)
dislike for pronunciation of chupa chups "cHeWpA cHeWps"
Georgieee_e (1 month ago)
Sorry, but what’s a choopa choop????
Samurai Storm (1 month ago)
2:27 YOU RETARD! WAS THAT NECESSARY?
Quinn (1 month ago)
I always wondered about the underwear one lol
Smally Smally (1 month ago)
You're so gone pay this, for waisting somebody's time on dis video 📷... 😆
Tracy Hb (1 month ago)
Salti Dawg (1 month ago)
Head Phone jack. Left, right, and ground?
How about Left, right, and Microphone?
LordSabo (1 month ago)
2:24 "You Retard" lol
Zkael ML (1 month ago)
Somebody else notice LeeSin in (3:23) Lol player only can understand
TheChupacabra (1 month ago)
If you don’t know why the F & J keys have those small bumps it’s safe to say you don’t know how to type properly.
Lucas Argandoña (1 month ago)
3:20 add me on league-TheMightyShredder
Bob Boberson (1 month ago)
Is this serious?? The seal on a bottle cap?? Keyboard bumps?? Backpack anchors? Underwear lining?? Metal dots "randomly" placed on jeans?? They're on the seam intersections!! You think we're idiots??? I guess so.
hustlebwnz (1 month ago)
I can't believe you've done this
Crow T. Robot (1 month ago)
"Who knew?" WE ALL KNEW!
CumWithYou (1 month ago)
Why are all commenters here gerks?
kenboyaka (1 month ago)
This is a guide for idiots
Mya Weber (1 month ago)
Talks about pop shows water
Joe Mama (1 month ago)
"...your soda stays fresh and bubbly for even longer..." shows person drinking water.
agriperma (1 month ago)
Panty pockets are there to store your Altoid mints.
Twny Khlan (1 month ago)
there is my link too my facebook thank you
Vinh Ha (1 month ago)
Did you know the hole between the female’s leg’s is for Male pleasure lol
Unseen Zed (1 month ago)
main lee sin!
AAYLV (1 month ago)
Thumbnail worked! Congratulations!
Lady Jean (1 month ago)
Ever suck on the end of a pen? I did when around 12 years old while in school classroom. It tasted terrible.
This was educational. Thank you.
Tory Sama (1 month ago)
Ugh what a waste of time!
Love Land (1 month ago)
The pocket in ur underwear is a drug compartment....trust me
Quint Notten (1 month ago)
i knew ecery single one, i want my 8 minutes back!
73challenger5031 (1 month ago)
The hole in the ink pen isn't to let "Oxygen" in. It's there to let air pressure in. Duh.
dani brooks (1 month ago)
You didn't actually state the purpose of the extra fabric on panties!! I believe it has two purposes, to act similar to a tampon and absorb ....discharge.... and to block camel toe from showing.
Chander Moore (1 month ago)
12 things the purpose of are pretty obvious..
Transhumanist Space Exploration (1 month ago)
skip to 6:03
Hamza Butt (2 months ago)
13. My life
George Washington (2 months ago)
Who is the girl on the thumbnail
Blake Pooler (2 months ago)
Graphics hurting my brain
Blake Pooler (2 months ago)
He said it would keep your "sodas fresher" as she was drinking a water. This almost made my brain break.
This Is Hobby (2 months ago)
Even a retard knows these things
Leo Vaughan (2 months ago)
I checked my pants didn't have any metal studs.
QTee (2 months ago)
Yeah.. i know lots
TheManChise (2 months ago)
Where's the hot girl bra?
AstroBoy Sid (2 months ago)
4:12 yah but what does the illuminati eye have to do with anything? Lmao was that like a joke or we're watching an evil video
Karen Droogieoogie (2 months ago)
You know you have a really small dick when your entire package fits into a gusset
Email Username (2 months ago)
The third ring on some headphones are actually for a microphone
Harvinder Deol (2 months ago)
Marilyn McElroy (2 months ago)
Fun video. Thanks. I'm a touch-typist (70wpm with 0 errors) and never realized about the raised bumps. It was never even mentioned in my typing classes in high school or college. Weird.
Sissy SB (2 months ago)
Ok so you don't cut a cuticle. A nail specialist never cuts a cuticle, we do however trim the dead skin that's on the nail. Please don't get the facts twisted.
Alma Martinez (2 months ago)
Hi! The hole in the ChupaChups stick is made to prevent ants to get in touch with the caramel!
Caddy O'shack (2 months ago)
So it's actually "air" that gets into pen barrels not only oxygen, yeah? And why is there a girl drinking still water from a bottle while the narration insists that bottle seals keep the contents' fizz? Oy.
Polo Onguru (2 months ago)
0:50 where can I cop?
Creative Top 10 Mystery (2 months ago)
effyleven (2 months ago)
Crap video. If you read this before watching, and it stops you watching, be grateful.
Very well. You can go now.
Sue Donym (2 months ago)
This script is so padded it hurt. Thank god for the skip ahead button, saving us all from repetition and endless preamble.
Nicke Picke (2 months ago)
2:56 is that for blind ppl too or just for ppl to find where the buttons are
no lacking binky (2 months ago)
Jah so cold
Lorelis Marie (2 months ago)
The stick in the lollipop is for if you swallow it you can still breathe and is not for the candy to get in there if it was they would be candy inside the stick like is this channel is fake af
Corxia Forever (2 months ago)
What the hell is a chupa stick
N M (2 months ago)
Choopa choop lol this voice over is retarded
Jackie Lannin (2 months ago)
They are rivets not studs on the jeans.
Jussihin (2 months ago)
According to 3.5mm plug TRRS standard, that heaphone jack thing is explained wrong. T stands for tip and is for left channel, first R stands for ring after tip and is for right channel and second ring is ground or microphone. S stands for sleeve and is also ground or mic, dependind what platform you're using.
Blue Nexus (2 months ago)
Only came for that thumbnail
Ken Parnell (2 months ago)
You know? I knew everyone of these back in high school. Sadly, kids don't get a good education now as schools pretty much only teach test information so the kids can pass. What's even worse is kids still fail those all tests that was all that they learned.
Arun's Biology Classes (2 months ago)
Samuel Osecky (2 months ago)
Pete Steele (2 months ago)
A few of these are defo made up! 😏
Robert Johnson (2 months ago)
wrong on the very first one. The headphone plug with 3 insulators. They said L, R and ground but 3 insulators means 4 connections. I know what the 4th is but these experts do not.
Emily Sanders (2 months ago)
The bumps on the keyboards are for learners and blind people...