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  • Facts Verse presents: 10 Things You Did Not Know the Use For

  • Number 1: the loop on the back of your shirt.

  • Most people look at the loop on the back of their shirt and wonder what it's for.

  • There is a purpose for it on the back of your shirt; there are actually three documented reasons and it's unknown which is correct.

  • The first is the most obvious: It's a way to hang your shirt on a hook.

  • This doesn't make sense, however, because if you hang your shirt on a hook by that loop, it will become wrinkled quickly.

  • The second could be a way to help you fasten your tie easier.

  • The last purpose is more romantic.

  • Years ago, American university students were said to have removed the loop from the shirt when they started dating a girl exclusively.

  • To show she was taken, the girl would wear a scarf with the university's emblem.

  • Number 2: the cylinder on your laptop's power cable.

  • Most people see the cylinder on their laptop's power cable every day and have no idea what it's for; some believe that it's for decoration.

  • It's called a ferrite bead, and it suppresses high frequency noise in the electrical circuits.

  • The design is quite simple; it's made from ferrite, and it's wrapped to protect it.

  • Number 3: the tiny hole in the window of a plane.

  • Airplane windows are made up of two pieces of perspex, which is plastic glass.

  • Without the tiny hole in the window, the inner piece of glass would shatter due to the difference in pressure between the plane's cabin and the outside.

  • The tiny hole lets air move from the cabin into the other pane of glass; the tiny hole equalizes the pressure between the two panes.

  • It's what keeps the cabin of the plane safe.

  • For such a tiny little detail, it has a huge lifesaving purpose.

  • Number 4: the blue part of the eraser.

  • Most people think that the pink part of the eraser is for pencil marks, and the blue part is for pen marks.

  • This is not true.

  • When you erase your pencil marks with the pink part, it's not uncommon for some pencil smudge to be left behind.

  • The blue part is designed to remove any of the pencil smudges.

  • When the eraser producers realized that people didn't understand the true reason for the blue part of the eraser, they started marketing it to remove pen marks.

  • Many erasers even have a picture of a pen printed on the blue part of the eraser, even though that was not its original purpose.

  • Number 5: the extra eyelets on your sneakers.

  • Most people believe that the extra eyelets on their sneakers are just there for decoration. This is false.

  • The extra eyelets are designed to fix the shoes in place so that they don't rub against your ankles when you are running or playing sports.

  • If you start using them, you might notice a big difference, especially if you're wearing ankle socks.

  • The extra eyelets also give you more stability in your ankles.

  • Number 6: the hole in a spaghetti spoon.

  • All spaghetti spoons have a hole in the bottom; some people believe it is so the water drains when you are stirring the spaghetti.

  • The actual purpose is to measure out an accurate amount of spaghetti for one serving.

  • While people often eat different amounts of spaghetti, the amount that fits in the hole is considered one serving.

  • Number 7: the little pocket within the big pocket on your jeans.

  • This is one of the most common things that you probably don't know what it is.

  • Most people think that the small pocket of the jeans is just for decoration.

  • The little pocket actually served a purpose a few years ago.

  • The first time the little pocket was seen was on Levi's jeans back in 1873.

  • Back then, pocket watches were very popular, and the small pocket was designed to hold the watch.

  • Today, since people don't really carry pocket watches anymore, the little pockets really don't have much of a purpose.

  • Number 8: the extra scrap of material that comes with new clothes.

  • Many people believe that the extra scrap material is to patch the article of clothing if it rips or to replace a button. This is not true.

  • The actual reason that clothing manufacturers add the scraps of material is so that you could wash it first.

  • This will let you see how the laundry detergent and the washing cycle will affect the clothing.

  • This will save you from ever fading or shrinking an outfit the first time you wash it.

  • Number 9: the hole in the top of a pen cap.

  • People believe that the hole at the top of the pen cap will allow air to get into their lungs if they accidentally swallowed the cap.

  • If you were to swallow anything, and it gets stuck in your trachea, the mucous membranes will start to swell.

  • The hole in the cap will keep it from becoming absorbed in the membrane.

  • Number 10: the snap on your pockets of your jeans.

  • The snaps on the pockets are not called snaps; they're called rivets.

  • A great deal of fabric is gathered and stitched at the pockets.

  • This area needs more strength due to the extra stitching, and the rivets will give the pocket more strength, preventing it from tearing.

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