Our lives are made easier by the many appliances we rely on; but did you know there are things we can do to make them more efficient?  And you probably believe stuff about them that is totally untrue!

For example, did you know you're supposed to clean your coffee pot?  And your refrigerator?  Or that the water in the bottom of your dishwasher is okay?

Thanks to the folks at Mental Floss, you can find out all the stuff you never knew about your major (and some minor) appliances.