If you ever find yourself stranded in the wilderness, needing to rely on your inner Bear Grylls to survive, one internet survival hack claims you can create your own filtered water using nothing but two containers and a short piece of fabric. This of course leads me to ask the question, "Does it really?" Let's find out.

Here's the original version of the hack:

And here's my attempt:

If you stumble across a life hack or relatively simple experiment you'd like me to try, shoot me the link in the comments below, tweet me at @ryano106, send me a Facebook message, or just drop a quick e-mail to ryano@1061evansville.com.