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How To Keep Trolls Out Of Your Instagram Comments

Instagram is now making it easier to keep trolls out of your comments.

How To Wash And Maintain Your Down Jackets And Sleeping Bags

Down has the highest warmth-to-weight and warmth-to-packed size ratio of any widely available material. And quality items made from it can last for decades. If you take care of them. Here’s how.

How The Navy SEALs Prepare For Extreme Cold Weather Survival, And How You Can Too

If you want to learn a potentially life-saving action, you need to practice it. And if you need to learn if your clothing and other gear is capable of saving your life, you need to test it. This is how the Navy SEALs do just that for cold weather emergencies.

How To Build An Electric Foundry To Melt Metal

Video: If you’re interested in melting metal, and you totally should be because it’s basically the most fun way to recycle soft drink cans, The Art of Weapons details how to make an electric foundry for metal casting. Using charcoal to heat up a foundry can get a bit dirty so it makes much more sense to melt metal by running electric heat through coils. With a little bit of electricity know-how, you’ll be on your way to torching things in no time.

Here's How To Wash Your Hands The Right Way

Video: Apparently, there are two schools of thought when it comes to washing your hands. There’s the US CDC (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention) approved way, which we all do already. Which is wrong. And there’s the WHO (World Health Organisation) method, which is better and cleaner and “microbiologically more effective”. Which is right. The CDC way? Just rubbing your hands together. The WHO way? Well, it’s something else.

How To Make A Hot Glue Gun With A Soda Can And A Lighter

Making crafts? Nice. Got a glue gun? Awesome. Only one? Crap. When you have a lot of glue sticks but only one gun to load ’em in, just grab some soda cans, some tape, and a lighter to make your own homemade glue gun.

How To Build A Mini Catapult Straight From The Mind Of Leonardo Da Vinci

Video: In his spare time — which was presumably limited — Leonardo da Vinci was fond of drawing plans for contraptions and weaponry, most of which were never actually built. But with a few common items, it’s easy to bring his double-armed catapult to life.

How To Make A Mini Rotary Tool Out Of A Bottle Cap

Video: Dremel tools aren’t terribly expensive, but nothing beats the price of free, since chances are you already have all of this stuff laying around in a junk drawer.

How To Turn A Can Into A Badarse Cheese Grater

Video: Turning an old can into a grater might be a tedious process, but it offers the advantage of getting all those little food strips inside a vessel you can easily dump onto whatever you’re making. With a little plastic wrap it could even be used to store your pre-grated ingredients for later — and it comes at the low price of basically free.

How To Climb Mt. Whitney: The Highest Peak In The US

As the highest point in the contiguous United States, Mt. Whitney stands at 14,505 feet (4421m) tall. Easy accessibility makes it a prime destination for hikers and climbers from around the world. We’ve hiked it, mountaineered it and rock climbed it, and here’s how you can do any of that too.

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