You can place relevant PDF Files on the Ipod. Anything from a repair manual for your car to the military survival guide. You could also add any other text files of information you may need, such as emergency numbers.
Say you are starving to death and need to remember how to set up that trap....that military survival guide will come in handy won't it? Just be sure to preload it. Personally I think this is one of the first things you should load onto every ipod.
2) How to make ensure it has power
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3) It is a signal mirror.
The back is shiny enough to be used to signal overhead rescuers.