Getting caught in the rain when you’re walking home from school is pretty annoying, but at least you can dry yourself afterwards. But what about your school books? They don’t dry so easily, and when they do their pages are generally warped and curled forever afterwards. But did you know that there’s a cheap and simple trick to fix your soggy notebooks? No? Well, neither did we until we found this awesome life hack from Jaluka Nohana, a Japanese artist, author, and illustrator.


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All you have to do is place loose pieces of white toilet paper in-between the wet pages and then put something heavy (like a stack of books) on top. Keep replacing the toilet paper until it soaks up all the water and voila! Your notebook is ready to use again.

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If your notebook has gotten wet then just follow these simple instructions

Place a piece of white toilet paper in-between each of the wet pages

Put something heavy (like a stack of books) on top

Keep replacing the toilet paper until it soaks up all the water, and voila! Your soggy notebook is fixed