Some inadvertent deaths are unavoidable—wrong place, wrong time. Staying alive requires perceiving threat, feeling dread, and responding. Here's some tips you should know to stay alive in some dangerous situations.
Determine remaining daylight on your hand. Use this simple trick to measure the remaining daylight without a watch. Count the finger widths between the sun and the horizon. Each finger is equivalent to 15 minutes, with each hand totaling an hour.
Need an emergency recharge for you phone? Do you have a car charger handy? Or a 9 volt battery and a quarter? Then you can recharge your phone during a power outage or if you're somewhere it isn't convenient
Pump Fire Drill - The Iroquois invented this ingenious pump drill, which uses a flywheel to generate friction. The crossbar and flywheel are made of hardwood; the spindle and fireboard are made from softwoods (as in the ha