You've been peeling Post-Its wrong your whole life, but the truth will set you free.

You've been peeling Post-Its wrong your whole life, but the truth will set you free.
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Peeling sticky notes is sort of like living life: people often start from the bottom. When it comes to sticky notes, peeling from the bottom results in the note curling upwards, though. Thankfully, Dutch software development manager Martin Schapendonk uncovered the method that will save you from that unfortunate curl.

Conventional wisdom is such:

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Bottom's up!

The way to do it, however, is to peel from the side.

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Please pardon the coffee stain.

The difference is remarkable:

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Whoa! The side method yields a flat sticky note!
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Drake would be proud.

You better ask Romy and Michelle how they peel it at the next high school reunion.

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