If you’re one of those strange people who prefer coke to pepsi then this list might not surprise you very much. But for the rest of us, you’ll be in awe as to how much you can actually do with a bottle of coke besides drink it! These are 25 of the most off the wall uses for Coca Cola.

25

Fertilising

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Coke can actually improve the quality of compost.

24

Loosening bolts

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If you’re struggling to loosen rusty bolts then just pour some coke on them and try a little later.

23

Curing hiccups

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Next time you get hiccups try holding your breath and then drinking some coke quickly.

22

Defrosting windshields

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If you live up north you’ll probably want to try this one out!

21

Relieving stomach pain

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Next time you’re nauseated try drinking some flat coke slowly. It’s actually prescribed by some doctors for a disorder called gastric phytobezoar.

20

Removing grease stains

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If your clothes get stained with grease just add some coke to the wash cycle and watch it work its magic!

19

Removing blood from clothes

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The same thing we said for grease actually works for blood stains too!

18

Cleaning toilets

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The acid in coke can actually break down all the lime scum in and around the toilet bowl.

17

Making pots look new

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Just put some coke in the pot and cook it for an hour on low heat. After that just wipe it down and watch it look good as new!

16

Getting paint off of metal furniture

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To get the paint off leave a coke drenched towel on the surface for a few days. Just make sure to keep the towel moist.

15

Getting skunk odor off of your pet

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We’re not sure when this would happen, but apparently if your pet comes home smelling of skunk all you have to do is wash your pet down in coke. And then rinse it off of course.

14

Removing rust from coins

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If you leave your pennies sitting in coke overnight, they’ll be super shiny in the morning!

13

Cleaning your windows

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It’s actually super effective for getting bug stains and other hard-to-remove dirt off of your windshield.

12

Killing bugs

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Farmers in India often use coke as an insecticide.

11

Removing gum from shoes

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If you got gum on your shoe just leave some coke on it and then scrape it off with a knife.

10

Removing gum from hair

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Yes, this actually works. Just be careful with the knife-scraping part.

9

Reducing pain

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Pouring coke on bug bites and stings can actually reduce the pain.

8

Fading hair dye

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If you accidentally dyed your hair too dark a little bit of coke will lighten it back up.

7

Removing odors from clothes

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If you have any clothes that are just super duper stinky, then putting some coke in the wash along with the detergent can actually neutralize the odor.

6

Making a coke fountain

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Ok, this one is a bit useless, but it’s fun. Just add some mentos and watch the coke explode!

5

Curling hair

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Who needs a hairstylist? Just pour some flat coke on it for a few minutes and then rinse it off.

4

Moisturizing skin

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You don’t need a beautician either. Mixing some flat coke into your moisturizer will make or skin brighter and smoother. Or so they say…

3

Cleaning car batteries

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If your car batteries are super corroded a little bit of coke should do the trick.

2

Cleaning your swimming pool

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By pouring two liters of coke (for an average sized suburban pool) into the pool and letting it filter out it should clear things right up!

1

Making photographs look vintage

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Just dip your photo in bowl of coke and let it soak momentarily. Once it dries off it will look so vintage that even your most hipster friends will be impressed.

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