Survival tip

December 4, 2007 | By | 3 Replies More

You’re lost in the woods.  You are cold.  You have no matches to start a fire.  All you have are a can of Coke and some chocolate.  How do you get warm?

Here’s the answer.

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Dan Klarmann says:

    You also have tinder and fuel and cloth and particular weather conditions and …

    The energy and persistence needed to make this trick work could probably start several fires just by rubbing sticks together.

  2. Edgar Montrose says:

    In the good ol' days, chocolate bars came in highly polished aluminum foil wrappers. I wonder if molding the wrapper to the bottom of the can might produce the same effect without so much effort (not to mention saving the chocolate for its intended purpose).

  3. I saw this book a while ago, "The Dangerous Book for Boys". I haven't bought it yet, but it looks like fun. If you like the idea of making fire with a can of Coke and a piece of chocolate you probably would like this book, too.

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