COVID-19 Updates

While digging around and doing show prep, Preston came across this list of 23 Actually Useful Skills You Can Learn In One Week While You’re Stuck Inside on Buzzfeed. He expected the suggestions to be rather generic and lame, but it turned out to be rather intriguing. Scroll through the suggestions below while you listen to our conversation and get inspired to try something new:

  1. Lockpicking.
  2. Figuring out how to open a door with a credit card.
  3. How to sew.
  4. Learning Morse Code
  5. Raising an eyebrow.
  6. Knitting.
  7. Crocheting (which is a little easier than knitting.)
  8. Learning basic sign language.
  9. Getting better at cocktails.
  10. Drawing.
  11. Learning the Korean, Cyrillic, or Greek alphabet.
  12. Learning a few chords on the guitar.
  13. A TikTok dance.
  14. Cooking.
  15. Teaching yourself some beginner coding by starting with Python
  16. Magic tricks with cards.
  17. Learning basic drumming rhythms, no drumset required.
  18. Trying some new techniques to make your Instagram photos prettier.
  19. Basic video editing.
  20. Bread making.
  21. Cursive writing.
  22. Pickling, especially if you’re looking for ways to make your groceries last longer.

P&S Podcast Chapter #5:  22 Handy Skills to Practice During Quarantine: