LPT: Rice in a sock is a quick, simple & effective homemade heating pad. Use a microwave to heat. The rice holds heat for a long time & it being in a sock allows it to contour to your body.

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Also makes a good weapon… Especially if really really hot!


At first I thought you were going to suggest eating the rice from the sock haha


And if you use Denim instead of a sock, it’s super-durable and less likely to make a huge mess. The leg from some old jeans works great, just cut a 12-18 inch section and sew both ends shut.


The other good thing is that rice holds the heat for along time. I’ve also used dried black beans for this, but rice seems to work best.


Cold can work too. It also helps treat hunger.