Looking for moss on trees is just the beginning
Shocking but true: even in the 21st century, it's still possible to get lost in the woods. If you ever need to figure out which direction is north, you can use any of numerous methods, ranging from high-tech to low-tech to no-tech.
The statesman and founding father was also a maker and gadget lover
Thomas Jefferson was many things: a president, a slave owner, a philosopher, a linguist, and an inventor, for starts. Unfortunately, the list of things he invented has been overstated, and yours truly was one of the culprits.