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Staying Alive

Myths & Legends
338 votersSurvival Myths That Could Get You Killed In The WildFor the average camper or adventurer, many of the outdoor survival techniques they learn come from reality television shows or pop...
Hacks
72.7k viewsHere Are 12 Ways To Escape A KidnapperMost of us don't want to think about the possibility of being kidnapped, let alone having to devise an escape plan. Abduction is a...
Graveyard Shift
3.3k viewsHow To Survive If You Wake Up With Amnesia And Have No Idea Who You AreHave you ever wondered what you would do if you woke up with no memory of who you are, where you are, or who anyone else is? Well,...
Survival
9.9k viewsWhat To Do If You Think You Ate A Poisonous MushroomWhile most of us don't spend a lot of time fretting over what to do if you eat a poisonous mushroom, taking a moment to form a bad...
History
46.8k viewsHow To Survive A Castle SiegeNo two castles were alike during the Middle Ages, and no two castle sieges were the same. The great stone structures we often asso...
Survival
20.5k viewsHow To Survive If You Get Stuck In A Walk-In FreezerIt's a nightmare scenario, but an all too plausible one. You’re rushing to get out of work early, or you’re the last person in the...
Survival
13.7k viewsHow To Survive Choking On Food While All Alone, And Ways To Prevent Choking In The First PlaceNote: This list is meant for entertainment purposes only and should not be construed as actual medical advice. Nobody wants to pa...
Survival
7.2k viewsHow To Survive A 'Most Dangerous Game' SituationSo, you're being hunted for sport by people who are looking to track, trap, capture and likely extinguish you, and you need to lea...
Cruises
3.8k viewsHow To Survive A Cruise Ship SinkingCruise ships are an all-in-one vacation package. You have the opportunity to travel at sea while still experiencing many of the pl...
Survival
8.8k viewsHow To Survive When You're Stranded In The DesertThe desert can be a fascinating yet unfriendly spot for adventure. Unless you're in Palm Springs with pools, air conditioning, and...
History
106.6k viewsHow You Could Have Survived A Viking RaidKeeping your homeland safe from Vikings was no easy task in the Middle Ages. These hardcore warriors were strong, proud, and often...
Amazon rainforest
7.6k viewsHow To Survive If You're Lost In The Amazon RainforestThe sprawl of the Amazon rainforest reaches nine South American countries, including Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Colombi...
Survival
207.7k viewsWhat To Do If You Find Yourself Plummeting Toward The Earth Without A Working ParachuteSince the dawn of time, humankind has striven to place itself into environments where it doesn’t belong - including the skies. But...
Pompeii
34k viewsHow You Could Have Survived The Destruction Of PompeiiOn the morning of August 24, 79 CE, a foreboding plume of smoke emerged from Mount Vesuvius; citizens of Pompeii and Herculaneum l...
Survival
19.3k viewsSo You're In A Hostage Situation: Here's What You Should DoWe often tell ourselves that hostage situations happen to either other people or characters in movies and TV shows. But what if it...
Bubonic Plague
118.3k viewsHow You Could Have Survived The Black PlagueThe Black Death was a devastating epidemic, taking around 50 million lives, or more than half of Europe's population. After the fi...