Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago That You'll Still Want To Know Today (PHOTO)

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You know... everyone thinks the thought of a life hack is just some new thing created by folks on the internet. But as this Reddit post is showing, people have been thinking of clever ways to create easy solutions for over a hundred years.

User MakeMeASteak uploaded these photos of life hacks from Gallaher Cigarette cards. Take for example, how to stop a mad dog... or how to rescue someone from electric shock. Pretty interesting stuff, right? Of course, the chances of you needing to do these things are slim, but so is the possibility of having to iron your ribbons on a light bulb and there's a hack for that.

Scroll down to see some more hacks, and be sure to head over to Reddit for more information.

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