The Survival Laces Include a Fishing Line and Fire Starting Kit

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - May 22, 2015
References: kickstarter & gizmag
The Survival Laces are a pair of shoelaces that do more than just hold your shoes together. They even include a couple of key survival tools, namely a fishing line and a small fire starting kit.

The laces are made from paracord and consist of seven strands of nylon each, with a fishing line also stashed inside. Each pair of shoelaces comes with a 1-inch Ferrocerium rod and a 4-inch strand of waterproof tinder -- big enough for survival use but small enough to not be invasive in your shoelaces.

The name of the game when it comes to modern survival tools and gadgets is high functionality and low payload. These innovative shoelaces can help you in a desperate survival situation, but won't get in your way when everything's fine and dandy.