DIY Flower Pot Heater- Power go out unexpectedly in your area? Here's a very simple, dirt cheap homemade heater made out of Flower pots and tealights that you can put together in under 5 minutes flat- and here's the kicker, It Actually WORKS. (Click on photo for directions)
Chewing Gum and a battery can be used Fire Starter - Use the foil-backed wrapper to short circuit an AA battery and create a flame. First, tear the wrapper into an hourglass shape and touch the foil to the positive and negative battery terminals. The electrical current will briefly cause the paper wrapper to ignite. Use the flame to light a candle or tinder.