"Helpful Hints" about everyday things Ok...everyone list a few "Helpful Hints" about everyday things. For example: Put things you want to remember to take with you the next morning on top of your shoes. Use the "Power" feature on your microwave and set it to 50%-70% to avoid having food pop and explode everywhere. (Much more effective if your microwave has an inverter) When putting more hot water in your bathtub, use one hand to circulate the water for even heating. Your turn!