FOOD & DRINK
07/21/2014 03:27 pm ET Updated Jul 21, 2014

This Is How You Cool Down A Drink In Two Minutes Flat

Finally! The easiest way to cool down a drink.

We have a solution for your warm beer, and it's hiding in your container of salt.

In the video above, lifehacker guru DaveHax (who already showed us how to cut tomatoes like a ninja) shows viewers how to get their drink to chill out in two minutes. Using a few simples things -- a bowl of water, ice and cooking salt-- the temperature of the can drops an astounding 34 degrees.

So simple, we're wondering why we didn't incorporate the second law of thermodynamics faster.

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