If your hair goes past your ears, you should definitely own a curling iron (or curling “wand”). It locks in shine and gives you shape and keeps your hairdresser from getting angry about your lack of attention to your gorgeous locks.

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Thanks to the staffers at Cosmo, we now have another use for curling irons.

Making eggs.

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Not just any eggs. But a thin, dry husk of an all-egg crepe that will get you banished from culinary school almost immediately. I have spent the last three minutes and forty-two seconds trying to understand the purpose of this life hack. When is this useful?

Apocalypse? Probably not. You’d need a generator to cook them, and building a fire and cooking them in a pan would be much easier.

Camping? See apocalypse.

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Held hostage in a bunker with poor ventilation? Okay. Now you’re talking. This could be a good use case. You could also use the iron to heat up canned chili, prepare clam chowder, or, in a pinch, as a rudimentary sous vide. (It will probably be terrible and may electrocute you? We’ll figure that out in a future Testmodo.)

So I guess the real question is: How bad is the ventilation at Cosmo headquarters that this is their only method of egg prep?

H/T to Bryan Menegus.