Did you know?

  • To get rid of shoe odor, put a few teaspoons of baking soda into some cotton rags, and tie them closed. Put the rags into your shoes for a few days. And they will soon be smelling fresh and clean.
  • Dancers use a variety of waxes and sometimes borax to make leather soles even more slippery.
  • During a normal day, your feet produce over a 1/4 cup of moisture and up to a 1/2 cup when active
  • Women have about four times as many foot problems as men.
  • The human foot has 18 muscles.
  • Footprints not only reveal what type of shoes a suspect was wearing but also his weight, height, approximate age, the direction he may have taken, speed and even if he was carrying anything.
  • A bride is lucky if she wears old shoes.
  • Engineers design running shoes.
  • Ballet dancers go through about two pairs of shoes per performance. At 200 performances a year, each dancer goes through 400 pairs which means, the company of 100 uses 4,000 pairs of shoe a year!

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