You’re a pretty capable guy, right? You can put together a decent outfit, cook a good meal, charm the object of your affection at the bar—all crucial life skills for the functional adult human male. But even the most capable guys have blind spots, and there’s a very good chance you’re not able to properly do something you thought you’d mastered way back in preschool. You probably can’t tie your shoes the right way.
1. Grab the laces with your pinkies.
2. Make lobster claws with your fingers.
3. Go over and under with your right hand.
4. Go under with your left hand.
5. Make an X.
6. Pull ‘em through.
With the right hand, grab the left string. With the left hand, grab the right string.
You did it!