Bi-Monthly Almanac: Siphoning Gas, Ant Catcher, and other Household Projects

This installment of the bi-monthly almanac provides tips on assorted household projects, such as siphoning gas safely or catching ants.

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To make a campfire tripod, cut three sticks, insert the top ends in the mouth of an empty can, and set the bottom tips on in ground around the edges of your fire. Make sure the sticks are far enough from the fire that they don't catch themselves. If the can's lid is still attached, punch a hole in the "flap" and insert a wire hook to support your kettle.