The trick here is to use salt. Heat it up in a frying pan, sprinkle it inside a sock, and then place the sock inside the wet shoe. If the moisture doesn’t disappear in a certain amount of time, just put in a new sock. Your shoes will be dry in no time at all!
13. Boiling milk faster
Milk is guaranteed to boil faster if you add a pinch of sugar.
14. A simple way to grate cheese
Before you start trying to grate some hard cheese, smear some vegetable oil on the grater. The cheese won’t get stuck together, and the grater itself becomes easier to wash!
15. Getting rid of unpleasant odours in the kitchen
It’s easy to get rid of bad smells in the kitchen. Pour one tablespoon of ordinary vinegar into a frying pan and heat until it evaporates.
16. Reusing a dried-out lemon
A lemon which is starting to dry out can be restored to its previous degree of freshness with ease. Just leave it in a bowl of water for a couple of hours.
17. Breaking in new shoes
There’s a really cunning trick for breaking in new shoes. Put on some thick socks, and then really stretch the shoes onto your feet. While wearing them like this, heat the shoes with a hair dryer for about 10 minutes.
18. Getting rid of a headache
You can ease the pain of a throbbing headache if you rub a slice of lemon on your forehead. It sounds crazy, but trust us, the aroma of citrus fruit can really calm you down!
19. Picking up bits of broken glass
You can gather up even the smallest bits of broken glass by using plasticine.
20. Protect your smartphone
The screen of your smartphone can become scratched very quickly if you don’t cover it with protective film. Put a little toothpaste on a cloth, then carefully rub it on to any scratches. Remove any remaining toothpaste and wipe the screen dry.