You never know what life is going to throw your way. So juuuust in case you ever find yourself in a wacky never-coulda-predicted-this type of situation, here are some of our favourite random hacks and tips we saw this week.
- How to use a cattail to filter water. Even water with a lot of sediment can be made almost crystal clear using a cattail (though you still need to boil it to kill any germs).
- How to make an Alpine Butterfly Knot to create a loop in the middle of a rope that won’t tighten up by accident, can be undone without much trouble, and is sturdy enough to hang stuff on.
- How to use sunlight to split a rock or create rock fragments.