I’ve always thought toothpicks only had one function, but as it turns out, I’ve been very, very wrong.

Although they work great for picking pieces of food out of your teeth, there’s so much more that they can help you accomplish. From fixing a leaky hose to keeping a pot from boiling over, here are 10 alternative uses for toothpicks that will make your life so much easier.

I have to try this the next time my glasses fall apart.