05/21/2013 08:34 am ET Updated May 21, 2013

Organizing Headphone Wires With A Binder Clip Is Super Smart

Every single time we want to listen to music, we first have to untangle a ball of mess.

OK, we're sure that organizing your headphone wires isn't exactly the number one thing on your to-do list. But once it's time to listen to some tunes, trying to untangle them can have you pulling your hair out. Luckily, LifeHacker found a really easy way to keep them neat with just a binder clip.

First, thread the wires through the closed clasp until the buds rest on top. Then, wrap the cords around the handles until you've almost reached the end, where the jack is. Finally, push the plug through the arms and voilᅢᅠ, you're all set! If you want something more attractive, Apartment Therapy has a great list of gadgets for organizing headphones wires.

Watch the video above to see the full tutorial and learn another awesome way to use binder clips. Be sure to head over to LifeHacker for more information, and click through our slideshow for other great tips and tricks.

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