Have you ever wanted to know a really cool trick you could learn in under 10 minutes that would help you impress someone? Like a girl at the bar, your spouse or even your best friend? Then look no further because thanks to a recent Ask Reddit thread, learning a cool new new trick has never been so much fun or so simple. As for the results... come back and let us know how your brand new skill served you!

Without any further ado, check out the top 10 things you can learn in under 10 minutes to impress someone!

1. Figure out how to balance two forks on a toothpick.

The Top 10 Things You Can Learn in under 10 Minutes to Impress Someone
Reddit | guatarican95
Because why the fork wouldn't you want to learn this awesome trick? In case the picture does not explain it well enough, here is a video of the trick being performed.

2. Discover how to squirt water out of your hands like a shotgun.

The Top 10 Things You Can Learn in under 10 Minutes to Impress Someone
WikiHow | Water Shotgun
It is never too soon to learn a cool dad trick... even if you are not planning to become a dad (or are female)! Redditor samiam3356 explains the trick as follows:

The Top 10 Things You Can Learn in under 10 Minutes to Impress Someone

3. Become a computer hacker.

The Top 10 Things You Can Learn in under 10 Minutes to Impress Someone

Not an actual computer hacker of course, you just have to look like one. After all, it is all about appearances. Who has to really know the truth? Here is a simple way to begin your 10 minute hacking career. Actually, it will not even take that long. Start by opening up the Windows command prompt. To do this, simply click the start icon, search "cmd" and hit enter on your keyboard. Now either type or copy paste the following:

Color A
cd/..
tree


Thanks to Redditor Beznia for the suggestion!

4. Learn to play the piano without actually learning to play the piano.



For anybody who might be confused about how this works, the black keys all fall within the same key signature as long as you only play the black keys. Anyone watching will think you are the grand master of the piano, as long as you can keep up that snazzy confident composure.

5. Learn to speak another language... sort of.

The Top 10 Things You Can Learn in under 10 Minutes to Impress Someone

Just like learning to play the piano without actually learning to play, it is not about actually learning how to perform the complicated activity, only how to maintain the illusion. To that end, Redditor tendeuchen has some tips on how to fake the art of learning how to speak multiple foreign languages.

The Top 10 Things You Can Learn in under 10 Minutes to Impress Someone

6. Learn how to pick a lock with a pop can.



After all, who wouldn't be impressed by some sweet breaking and entering skills? Walter White would be proud. Thanks to hypoppa for the suggestion!

7. Create an origami rose from a napkin.



This one could certainly come in handy on a date. Turn that napkin on the table into an origami rose for her. Then wipe your hands on your shirt since you no longer have a napkin and you will go home a winner. Thanks to Naweezy for the suggestion!

9. Become a master conversationalist.

The Top 10 Things You Can Learn in under 10 Minutes to Impress Someone

I really like this one because it is simple to remember and if followed will suit you well for the rest of your life, regardless of who you are talking to. There is nothing more pleasing than being in a conversation with someone who is genuinely interested in talking with you, and learning the important skills of active listening will help you become that person. As RusyMacintyre explains, just follow the STFU method:


The Top 10 Things You Can Learn in under 10 Minutes to Impress Someone

10. Learn a cool and simple magic trick.



Really any magic trick that you can pull off will do; this simple scarf trick in the above video as suggested by erictron is a good place to start. You could also try to figure out Yan Markson's red ball trick (one of my personal favourites). Whatever trick you try to learn, practice it in front of the mirror until you can get it right!

Of course there are plenty more cool and simple things you can learn in under 10 minutes to impress someone than just the top 10 items in this list. If you have something to teach us please leave us a comment below with what you would like to share! Hopefully these items can serve you well.

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