07/16/2012 05:18 pm ET | Updated Aug 31, 2012

How To Peel A Banana Like A Monkey (VIDEO)

People of Earth, the monkeys have been trying to tell us something: we are opening our bananas all wrong.

We really thought everyone might already know this trick, until we mentioned it recently to a few friends and colleagues and their eyeballs practically fell out of their heads. If you've never heard of this trick, don't feel bad -- this video has over 3,000,000 views, and the comment section is filled with "Whoa. How did I not know that?" sentiments.

Here's the secret: start from the bottom. No really, that is all. Check it out:

We appreciate YouTube user somedirection's total commitment to the theme of this video, in which he dons monkey pajamas to help us get the point. Just so we're clear, over 3,000,000 people have seen this gentleman in his monkey pajamas.