Physicists explain why your earphones are always tangled

technical issue
any 18 and above gold, & silver is likely to be crushed and split with pressure.
specially the connector break-links main connector link

can you just stick it in the middle of a raspberry roll cake


lol The Raspberry Cake Solution, now why didn't I think of that?? ;)
Well, I'm not the only one who gets upset over the ''spontaneous'' tangling and knotting

Many, many replies. Seems like this is a common problem.
In a few days will be getting a Bluetooth pair earbuds which sit in a box to recharge

Goodbye to tangled earphone cables

By the way I have heaps of never been taken out of their wrapping from all the phones and tablets and laptops I have accumulated (oh so many) :)

lol Michael345. I have just one set still in wrapping.
Last time I looked had at least 5 sets ear buds I put in a newly bought large plastic box for dry goods in pantry
I know there is a smaller plastic container almost over flowing and will tip small into large

Much same same with charge cables

I would think that buds don't tangle though. :) I've been brought to tears by my earphones tangling into a figure-8. :)
I'm a proponent of the theory that socks are merely the larval stage for coat wire hangers. Those things breed like ... coat hangers.
I'm sorry but your wrong there are actually male and female coathangers and I don't believe they wear socks. Lol lol