People Who Learned the Hard Way Not to Follow Advice on the Internet

The internet is a great place to get new and innovative advice. The much appreciated lifehacks not only show creative ways to tackle common problems but also the lengths to which people sometimes go to look original. This pursuit sometimes leads to hilarious situations that are not only amusing, but can also act as warnings to anyone itching to take the risk.

Bright Side collected for you some life hacks that went totally wrong. These life hacks will not save your day, but they sure will put a smile on your face.

This guy was unfortunate enough to believe an egg could be boiled in a microwave

Resourcefulness at its finest

Magnifying the phone screen by putting it in a glass of water

Universal remote

Mashing potatoes with a tennis racket

Using adhesive tape to repair water leaks

Putting screw-drivers into the tire to avoid your car from skidding