TIP 29: An oldie, but goodie. An old cell phone can be used for more than a paperweight. In an emergency, you can take it apart (MacGyver style) and use it as a: Signal mirror Navigation tool Fire starter Even a small game snare!
Tactical Adventure Medical Preparedness Outdoors Necessity (T.A.M.P.O.N.) - We pack these along with sanitary pads in our first aid kits. Very useful information (read the comment section as well for more tips). Good for nose bleeds, too.
What do you do if the power is out, but you need to charge your cell phone to make an emergency phone call? In this episode of DIY Hacks & How To's, Jason Poel Smith shows you how to tap the power flowing from your phone line.