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There is a large variety of knots, each with properties that make it suitable for a range of tasks. Some knots are used to attach the rope to other objects such as another rope, cleat, ring, or stake. Some knots are used to bind or constrict objects. Decorative knots usually bind to themselves to produce attractive patterns.
This is the ultimate reference site for how to tie any knot you can think of (and some you can’t). Not only does each knot have its own animated how-to video, but there are also additional details such as background and uses. This is by far the most informative site on the internet for learning to tie knots.
As Grog says, “Better to know a knot and not need it than need a knot and not know it.”
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.