Frankly – quite a bit of what we know or do (other than iPhone hacks) has been passed down from era to era. Everything from how to light a fire to how to turn up a kayak or something apparently pointless like how to flee from a puppy – we know these on the grounds that people before us (the sort who chased, accumulated and did different things with their lives than a tweet) have let us know this.
The disaster was these hacks weren’t all in a similar place – till right at this point. The New York Public Library as of late digitized its ‘How To Do It’ cards gathering – and inside are pearls and life hacks that have outlasted your grandparents and mine.
The gathering was initially made by a British cigarette brand Gallaher’s which began embedding solidifying cards in cigarette packs to make them sturdier. These cards then turned out to be popular to the point that the brand began a whole ‘How To Do It’ Series which went ahead to end up a collectible. Here’s our 22 pick of the rundown: