How to Treat a Burn on Hand From Hot Pan – Symptoms, First Aid and Treatment

Treat a Burn on Hand

There are a few things you can do to treat a burn on your hand from a hot pan. Ibuprofen will relieve the pain and inflammation, while ice or cold compresses can reduce swelling. If the burn is very severe, you may need to go to the hospital for further treatment. Symptoms of a Burn … Read more

11 Hacks on How To Remove a Splinter – Without Using Tweezers

Splinter Removal Hacks

Getting a splinter is no picnic. A sharp sliver of wood lodged under your skin will ruin your day whether it’s painful or not. Thankfully the good folks at Survival Life, Nature Hacks, and The Healthy Home Economist came up with some pretty nifty ways to remove a splinter. Let’s check them out. 11 Ways … Read more

How To Make and Use a Rock Sling – Shepherd’s Sling

Make a Shepherds Sling

Unlike a lot of the defensive¬†EDC gear you see today, the sling was an important siege and attack weapon to many ancient armies. In fact, in the classical Greek period, stingers and archers supported the infantry by attacking at long range to expose weaknesses. The traditional hand sling deploys a smooth stone, roughly the size … Read more