Saving my smartphone from a watery grave – a night of panic

In a state of panic, all those funny videos on YouTube where people dropped their phones in the pool etc. were doing a marathon in my head. In my defense, the funny stuff they did to recover their phones were flashing back as well. Surely, I didn’t want to bury my phone in a bag of rice to get the water out. I mean that’s just a waste of food! So I decided to go the 6th grade science route.