We’ve all seen the movies where a wounded hero rips a piece of his t-shirt and ties it around a limb to use as a tourniquet. In real life, using a tourniquet this way would almost certainly result in failure and death. You need a wide tourniquet applied very tightly to stop limb bleeding.
As a way of preserving food, water bath canning has been around for centuries. It was originally used to preserve food for the military. Soldiers then got used to eating canned food and started eating it when they returned home too. At various points in history (such as during WWII), the government even encouraged people … Read more