Does putting your phone in a plastic soda bottle amplify sound? Can you avoid the messiness of Cheetos by eating them with chopsticks?

We’ve talked about crazy life hacks and whether they actually work before, and we’re here to see if we can debunk some more. If you’ve ever wondered if those tips and tricks you hear about on the internet save you time—or create a gigantic mess—author and pop culture icon John Green is back to help figure it out.

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Updated 6/19/2020