Friday, March 4, 2016

Here Are 40 Vintage Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago That Are Still Genius Today

The term life hacks is relatively new, but did you know that they have been around for a very long time? That’s right. In the 1900s, Gallaher’s Cigarettes started putting stiff paper in their packs of cigarettes to help add some strength because it made them last longer. Over time, someone came up with the idea that these pieces of stiff paper should have trivia, artwork, and pictures of famous people printed on them. This idea quickly caught on and they started to include “How To Do It” cards in each pack of cigarettes. Some of the tips were extremely useful, while others were more fun. Lucky for us, the entire collection which contains 100 cards is on display at the New York Public Library’s George Arents Collection. They also recently made these cards available online for all to see, but here are 40 of our favorite vintage life hacks from the Gallaher Cigarette packs.

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Herbs and Old Time Remedies

Thursday, March 3, 2016

How to Make Moonshine

Not that you should make it. But if you really want to, here’s an easy, step-by-step guide to making moonshine.


Sneaky Survival Snare Traps To Keep You Alive

When SHTF, your supplies will only get you so far. So what do you do when your stockpile is dwindling? Mother Nature always has an answer. Knowing how to make these simple, yet dangerous, survival traps using your resources can keep you alive in an emergency situation.
Booby traps may help you catch food and ward off unwanted intruders. These skills will also save you time and energy that need to be spent elsewhere. Check out these sneaky survival traps, guaranteed to catch who and what you want to catch....More from the source