15 Everyday Things That Have a Hidden Purpose

The things that we use every day become such a huge part of our routines that we seldom notice their simplest features. However, look carefully and you may notice that your favorite items have been designed to do much more than you thought. For example, the little brushes by the side of an escalator are not for polishing your shoes but are actually an interesting safety feature.

Bright Side has found some day-to-day things that have always had some amazing hidden features that we probably never knew about.

1. The tiny button on your jeans has never been truly acknowledged.

15 Everyday Things That Have a Hidden Purpose

These tiny buttons are called rivets and they’re placed on your jeans at areas that are most likely to tear apart from strain or movement. Now you know what’s keeping those pairs of jeans in your wardrobe last forever.

2. The number “57” embossed in the middle of the Heinz ketchup bottle

This number has been staring at us forever but according to Heinz, only 11% of people know that it has nothing to do with the product label.

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 It’s a sweet spot to tap on to get the sauce onto your plate. So next time you use a bottle, stop banging the bottom of it and try hitting this spot.