🪴 Boosting plant growth with music

ALSO: Find the world’s best benches

Good morning life hackers,

This is 1000 Life Hacks, the daily newsletter that helps you improve your life each and every day… even if that’s just a little bit. 🥳

Here’s what you’ll learn today:

  • 🏞️ Find the world’s best benches

  • 🪴 Boosting plant growth with music

  • 🥥 Coconut oil can elevate your cooking

  • 💻 5 Helpful links

  • 🎁 Bonus hack!

Read time: 3 minutes

There’s databases for everything these days, including… benches? That’s right! Benches!

On OpenBenches.org you can navigate through a whopping 30,000 park benches worldwide and make your sitting experience extraordinary. You can now:

  • Explore: Dive into the extensive database. Use the search bar to find benches in your local park or dreamy spots across the globe.

  • Select: Pick your favourite benches. Filter by location, design, or user reviews to find the perfect spot for your next relaxing session.

  • Review: Share your bench experiences! Rate and review benches to help fellow sitters discover hidden gems and avoid uncomfortable spots.

  • Enjoy: Turn sitting into an adventure. From scenic views to cozy corners, OpenBenches.org ensures every sit is memorable.

Start exploring benches now—your perfect perch awaits!


Did you know that playing classical music will actually make your plants grow faster? 🪴

Studies have shown that classical music enhances plant growth by promoting better nutrient absorption and improved metabolic processes.

The vibrations and frequencies in classical tunes create a harmonious environment that encourages plant cells to open up and absorb nutrients more efficiently.

On the flip side, rock music can have a detrimental effect, causing plants to wilt due to disruptive frequencies.

So, the next time you're tending to your garden, consider giving your plants a symphony for accelerated growth and vitality.


You can give almost any recipe a rich, lightly sweet taste by switching out butter for coconut oil. Not only will it add some additional flavour, but it’ll also be a much healthier alternative.

The next time you’re baking, use a 1:1 ratio; if a recipe calls for 1 cup of butter, opt for 1 cup of coconut oil. For sautéing, stir-frying, or greasing pans, melt coconut oil just like butter.

Here are some tasty examples:

  1. Baked Goods:

  2. Sauteed Veggies:

  3. Stir-Fries:

  4. Popcorn Topping:

  5. Roasted Sweet Potatoes:

  6. Pancakes and Waffles:

Elevate your culinary experience with this simple switch—your taste buds and well-being will thank you.



  1. Is your Wi-Fi being hacked? - Yes, your router can be hacked, and here's how to keep your home network and devices safe. (LINK) 

  2. Standard concussion advice is wrong - Many people with head injuries aren’t aware of potentially helpful treatments. (LINK)

  3. How to Do CPR the Right Way - A simple technique to make sure you’ll always do CPR correctly. (LINK)

  4. You can get TSA pre-checks at Staples - You no longer have to deal with the airport to get a TSA pre-check. (LINK)

  5. Why You Don’t Need a Top Sheet - Expert advice on whether you really need a top sheet on your bed. (LINK)

More links tomorrow!


That’s all for today. I hope your day is at least just a little bit better after reading.

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