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Does Salt Make Water Boil Faster? 5 Tips to Boil it Faster

You’ve likely heard that “a watched pot never boils.” If you’re really hungry for some delicious pasta, rice, lentils, or potatoes it may seem like it is taking forever for the water to reach boiling point. So how can you speed it up? Does salt make water boil faster? Adding salt to water makes it …

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How to Open a Can Without a Can Opener (11 Methods That Actually Work)

So you’re hungry and have can of food. Now, where is that can opener? In this post, you’ll learn how to open a can without a can opener. They include detailed steps and videos. Fear not – you’ll be eating that can of baked beans (or Spaghettios) in minutes. Opening a Can Without a Can …

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How to Keep Food Cold While Camping (13 Icy Tips for Campers)

Planning a camping trip? You’ll want to know how to keep food cold while camping because it could make all the difference in whether you have a fabulous or miserable experience. Here are 13 icy cold tips to help you keep your food cold when camping. Campers Guide to Keeping Food Cold Eating food that’s …

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How to Kill a Tick in 13 Ways (and 18 Other Gross Facts)

You hate ticks. I get it. Here are 13 ways to kill a tick (including squish, crush, burn, drown, and suffocating). Plus 18 answers to common questions about these infectious blood-suckers. You’ll also learn why squishing a tick is the worst idea – it is a health risk for you and your family. How to …

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5 Ways to Remove a Tick Head That Broke Off (Humans, Dogs, Cats)

So a tick bit you. And you quickly removed it – but it’s head broke off. Now what!!?? In this post, you’ll learn how to remove a tick head after the body is gone. I include tick removal methods for humans and dogs. Plus some things you should never do. And we’ll answer some common …

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How Long to Boil Water to Purify for Drinking (According to Science)

Whether you’re hiking or camping this summer, safe water is pretty important. In this post, you’ll learn how long to boil water to make it safe for drinking. Plus, you’ll learn about what makes you sick, other purification methods, and we’ll answer many questions about safe drinking water. How Long to Boil Water to Purify …

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