We can laugh at some of the hacks learned in these pages. We might even feel that they are irrelevant because we’d never have to us them. After all, we already have a ton of practiced skills for the very subjects mentioned in an article or video.
Still, it is always important to learn new skills and use new materials just in case something comes up. Maybe tool breaks. Or maybe you break? Hey, an injury can slow progress down significantly, may even make whatever it is you are undertaking impossible.
Try using a lighter with two broken thumbs and see how far that will get you!
Check out Survivor Lilly as she uses shoe laces inventively, with her left hand, as survival cordage! What she does is brilliant!