This video shows 3 ways to open a padlock. This knowledge may come useful in an emergency. It should also serve as a reminder for us not to put our faith in cheap locks.
Living with less means that you need to be creative to adapt and survive. Lifehacker has an interesting list of tricks that people have learnt in prison.
If you use a laptop, you should always have a way to secure it in public places.
You can make up a lot of excuses for not working out — no equipment, no time, no motivation. How about a workout that takes only 15 minutes and does not require any gear except your body?
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Leatherman’s introduced a watch with a built-in multi-tool strap. The Leatherman Tread QM1 is a Swiss-made timepiece with precision quartz movement, housed within the functional Tread bracelet.
The Tread bracelet / watch band contains 20 tools.
TSA-compliant, but the usefulness as an EDC tool remains to be seen.
It’s also very pricey – from $500 for the stainless steel colour version, and $600 for the black one.
A good half of the art of living is resilience.
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Strictly educational: 6 Ways to Escape from Handcuffs, Zip Ties & Duct Tape. (Video by Scam School.)
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