Rescuing

How To : Do a line rescue in the water as a Boy Scout

As a Boy Scout, when the First Class rank is attained, a scout has learned all the basic camping and outdoors skills of a scout. He can fend for himself in the wild, lead others on a hike or campout, set up a camp site, plan and properly prepare meals, and provide first aid fo ...more

How To : Tie a hasty webbing harness for search & rescue

Handy technique for search & rescue, learn how to tie a hasty webbing harness with this knot tying animation. This animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Hasty Webbing Harness Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every s ...more

How To : Get rescued from a deserted island

Whether your plane made a crash landing or your ship got lost on a three-hour tour, now you're stranded on a remote island. Here's how to get help. You Will Need * A freshwater source * Some dry sticks * Rocks and leaves * Clothing * A mirror or a reflective object * Cell pho ...more

How To : The Simple Trick to Rescuing Over-Toasted Food

It's Friday night, you're in the kitchen, and your guests are arriving way sooner than you want them to. The soup is not thickening like it's supposed to, the salad still needs dressing, and the pine nuts for the salad are... wait, what's that smell? Crap, the pine nuts! No, t ...more

How To : Rescue someone in the water as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more

HowTo : Rescue Near-Death CDs With a LIttle Vaseline

We've seen lots of methods of CD/DVD scratch removal here on WonderHowTo- bananas, toothpaste, even eggs. Now Instructables member gpotvin suggests another method to throw in the mix: vaseline. No reason to throw away those damaged CDs! Save 'em - it's as easy as Step 1, 2, 3. ...more

How To : Tie the Slatt's Rescue Belt knot design

In this video TIAT shows you how to make a rescue belt. Begin by making a basic knot in the center, holding that knot on the top of your ring finger and between your thumb begin making loops. To create these loops extend the strand to the right side of the knot straight out pa ...more

How To : Tie the Prussik rescue knot for climbing

This is a must know knot for any climber. Used for everything from self belay to crevasse rescue. Try this hitch out. It is real easy but believe me you can be really hooped if you don't know it. On the other hand this will get you out of a bind when nothing else will. Common ...more

How To : Walkthrough God of War III — Rescuing Pandora

It's time for Kratos to rescue Pandora. But is she dead or alive? Once you reach her, can you both survive the challenges of the Labyrinth and all its traps? If you need help, this guide should help. Watch the walkthrough for Rescuing Pandora in God of War III on PS3. Mahalo' ...more

How To : Do white water & swift water rescue techniques

In this how to video series, learn about swift water rescue and how to wade and swim through white water, from white water rescue technician Fergus Coffey. Fergus will teach you invaluable tips on swift water rescue and how to swim in and swim out of swift water. He will teach ...more

How To : Self rescue from a crevasse using two Prussiks

This guy does an awkward job of showing you how to set up two prussiks to ascend a rope. However you can take what you need to the climbing gym and have some thing to practice. Remember you have to practice this stuff a bit at least. Out on a glacier it is no longer crevasse r ...more

How To : Rescue someone from a crevasse

ACMG Ski Guide Cliff Umpleby discusses how to build a T-Slot anchor using ice axe and skis. Once you have your anchor, learn how to use it to rescue someone from a crevasse. Part two demonstrates transferring the load onto the anchor and escaping the system. Part three demonst ...more

How To : Rescue clothes you've dyed in the wash

If you've dyed your clothes in the wash, re-wash the clothes immediately. Separate the whites and as a last resort add a cup of bleach to the washing machine. The dyed clothes should be back to there original whiteness. Rescue clothes you've dyed in the wash. Click through to ...more

How To : Rescue a downed firefighter out of a window

If you are a firefighter in Alameda, California, chances are you already saw this video tutorial. If not, you're in luck. This will show you how to rescue a downed firefighter out of a window. This is a step-by-step training video for removal of a downed fireman out of a windo ...more

How To : House train your new puppy or rescue dog

House training your dog consists of two parts - teaching your dog where it is okay to go, and preventing it from going where you don't want him to go. This tutorial shows you how to use click training to house train your new dog.

How To : Use kayak river rescue gear & techniques

Learn about water safety and river rescues with this free how to video on life jackets and throw bags with tips from an expert. Part 1 of 15 - How to Use kayak river rescue gear & techniques. Use kayak river rescue gear & techniques - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this ...more

News : Rescue a submerged snowmobile

Snowmobilers make a lot of noise and annoy a lot of people (like me). So it is with some glee that I recommend this video on how to rescue a submerged snowmobile. That said, there is a leisurely beauty to this 8 minute and 37 second piece. It takes the appropriate time to tell ...more

How To : Self rescue from a crevasse while climbing

This is just a short climbing tutorial that demos what happens just after you go into the crevasse. Ditching the pack is easy if you have pre-hooked the pack to harness. The nest step is securing yourself with a prussik and getting it ready to use as a stirrup. But as we see, ...more

News : Social Haven Rescue Free Iphone Game-We liked it?

If you go over to the Iphone store and download social haven rescue. You will see a cute little space app and the fish under the sea secret water world is adorable. Its a free good attempt. What games are there out there that also have fish like graphics? We want to know... A ...more

How To : Store Meat to Avoid Freezer Burn

Frozen meat is a saving grace for weeknight meals. Whenever I crave a certain protein, all I need to do is defrost it. Sometimes, I don't even need to defrost it in order to use it. But every once in a while, I would pull a frozen chicken breast out of my freezer only to see ...more

How To : You Don't Need a Recipe to Make Delicious Granola

There are literally hundreds of granola recipes floating around the internet—but I can tell you right now that they're all completely unnecessary. You don't need a recipe to make granola; I've been making granola for years and have never once used one! Just as with any good c ...more

News : Can You Pass the Crazy Chinese Driving Test?

China is a hot mess of traffic and is stereotyped for spawning some of the craziest drivers in the world. The traffic jams are known to be so bad, drivers have been gridlocked for 9 straight days. A truck driver washes himself after waiting more than two days in the jam on an ...more

How To : Play PC games without the CD

There are many PC gamers out there who enjoy killing badies and rescuing princesses on their high powered laptops. So, just like most of the major titles, you need a disc in order to play many of the games out on the market. In this tutorial, though, you'll be finding out how ...more

Red Dead Redemption : Lessons in Failure

So far in this game, my score card: 0-1 from saving a guy from coyotes.  My first ever fail in the game. 0-7 from saving a woman being attacked by coyotes. I don't even try anymore. 0-2 from saving someone hanged by bandits. 1-3 from saving a person being tied and dragged out ...more

News : Pentagon Searches for Perfect Body Extraction Bot

Rescuing wounded soldiers in a war zone is extremely dangerous. Again, (previous entry, Futuristic Warefare), the Pentagon turns to scifi technology and robotics for the answer. The current solution is to develop robots that perform as "combat casualty extraction system[s].” A ...more

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