Is the internet making you stupid? Sure, there are some brilliant pieces of entertainment to be found online but there are also some incredibly silly things such as these pointless how-to guides. If you need help doing any of these activities then the world is in a pretty sorry state.
How to Take a Shower
Have you always struggled with the logistics of taking a shower? Sure, you might understand the basic concept but how does the water get from the pipes onto your skin and stuff? If you have ever wondered how to take the perfect shower then the Internet is here to help you. Strangely, the wikihow instructions on it include as many as 20 steps, with Undress and Wash Your Body among the most riveting highlights.
How to Get Ready for a Night Out
We’re onto really tricky stuff now. Even if Undressing and Washing Your Body isn’t too much of a challenge for you, how can anyone expect you to get ready for a night out on your own in the 21st century? There are some stunningly pointless how-to guides on this subject, which cover crucial issues such as putting on your make up and fixing your hair. Interestingly, our old friend Take a Shower is there, so you get to enjoy 2 how-to guides for price of one.
How to Hammer a Nail into Something
If you’d like, you can even watch an interesting YouTube video on this subject. It is a great watch. Most of the online how-to guides on this subject wisely point out that you need to hold the end of the wooden handle type of thing on the hammer rather than the head. Is it also worth pointing out that the thin, sharp part of the nail goes into the wall instead of the round, flat bit?
How to Stop Reading Stupid Articles
The fact that you have got this far into this great article proves that you have got a degree of taste and, hey, intelligence. However, in the modern world this isn’t always enough, is it? There are probably times when even someone as cool as you ends up reading stupid articles. You might start off reading something useful but after clicking on one hyperlink too many you could end up struggling through a blog post about Justin Bieber’s latest piece of belly button fluff or how Kim Kardashian wore a new skirt yesterday that made her rear end look fractionally smaller or bigger than it looked yesterday. The good news is that wikihow has a guide to avoiding stupid articles.
How to Butter Bread
Have you ever had a regrettable bread buttering incident ruin your breakfast? I guess this could happen but the only sensible piece of advice I could give on the subject is to not use frozen butter. Of course, that’s why no one lets me write pointless how-to articles. Other people have managed to wring a lot more mileage out of this seemingly banal subject. Again, there is a pretty classy YouTube video if you would like to see someone actually buttering the bread in front of your eyes as proof it can really be done. The wikihow article on the matter is a bit of cop out though, as the pictures clearly show a piece of toasted bread being buttered, which we all know is easier to do than buttering non-toasted bread.