De-ice your windshield with cola
I'm sure none of you are late driving your kids to school because you forgot to de-ice the windshield. But if you are, Virginia from Dublin, Ireland offers this hack:
In a hurry to de-ice the car windows? Out of windsheild-wiper fluid or can't find the scraper? Pour a can of cola on the window! The acid (famous for cleaning tarnished pennies) clears iced windows.
I suggest following up with a car wash -- I can't imagine the acid is great for the paint. At the very least, you're left with a sticky mess. Another option: old credit cards make fine scrapers if the ice is thin (and your arms are long).