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Coca-Cola has more to it than you thought

Coca-Cola has more to it than you thought
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Coca-Cola can be awfully refreshing, but so can some of the ingenious uses for the caramel-coloured favourite.

Clean a toilet bowl

Clean a toilet bowl
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The picture has circulated around the Internet for some time and it turns out Coca-Cola can clean rust spots on your toilet. The slight acidity of Coca-Cola can remove stains of all kinds.

These are 10 ways you never knew you were using the toilet wrong. 

Make a barbecue sauce

Make a barbecue sauce
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A little Coca-Cola can add just the right flavour to a barbecue sauce. It’s a popular ingredient to use for a barbecue sauce and make grilling a little more refreshing.

Check out these 20 nearly forgotten kitchen secrets from the past. 

Fertilize plants

Fertilize plants
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Some plants love the delicious taste of that caramel-coloured soft drink Coca-Cola, like azaleas and bergenias. They like the light acidity of the drink in the soil.

Clean milk stains from clothes

Clean milk stains from clothes
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It seems unusual that a dark cola could remove a milk stain but the claim exists. After letting the milk stain soak in Coca-Cola for around five minutes, just throw it in the wash.

Clean eyeglasses

Clean eyeglasses
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Just pour some Coca-Cola over your lenses, wipe dry and repeat with water to get rid of any sticky residue.

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Tenderise meat

Tenderise meat
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Coca-Cola can do wonders in the kitchen, especially with meat. Its acidity can tenderise meat and work as one heck of a marinade.

Loosen rusty bolts

Loosen rusty bolts
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The little amount of phosphoric acid a can of Coca-Cola contains can produce big results with rust. Let some Coca-Cola soak on a rusted bolt for a while and then try to remove it.

Neutralize skunk odour

Neutralize skunk odour
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According to some, Coca-Cola has the power to remove the oils from a skunk spray. It seems a bit dubious but you’d better exhaust all options if you’re having trouble getting rid of the smell of a skunk.

Can’t get rid of the skunk stench? These clever hacks make your home smell amazing.

Soothe a jellyfish sting

Soothe a jellyfish sting
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The exact healing capabilities of Coca-Cola on jellyfish stings remains a topic of debate but according to an Australian study from 1993, Coca-Cola reduced the pain and the reaction to a sting between 25 to 75 percent. Vinegar is a potential (if controversial) option, but who’s running around with vinegar in their bag at the beach?

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