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11 knots you need to know. It’s easy to dismiss knot tying as a skill that's rarely needed in the modern world.

11 knots you need to know

After all, most of us don't require nets and snares to ensure we get dinner on the table, and we've likely never had to fashion an emergency shelter with only a tarp and some rope. Perhaps that's why The Telegraph recently reported that The Scout Association, the U.K.'s largest scouting organization, doesn't require leaders to know how to tie knots. "Modern recruits are too busy earning badges in public relations, circus skills and IT to bother mastering a Sheepshank or a Clove Hitch," the article reads. While knots may seem irrelevant to modern life at first, they're actually everywhere once you start looking. How to Make Fertilizer from Banana Peels: 4 Steps. How to Lucid Dream. Data Recovery New Jersey. How To Stop Websites from Tracking You - Technology. Life hack. 50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do.

Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life.

50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do

To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive , here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do.


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