Wilderness survival expert Laura Zerra rates 10 wilderness survival scenes in movies and television shows, such as "The Revenant," for realism.
When dealing with a huge storm and violent winds, there are some common mistakes that can put your safety and the safety of others at risk.
Here's the right thing to do if you see a bear, plus some of the best strategies for dealing with an attack from a black bear or grizzly bear.
The findings could provide clues into how to better freeze multicellular tissues like human organs, the scientists said in a press release.
Why are astronauts always wearing those bulky suits? You don't NEED them, do you? Here's what would really happen to an exposed human in the void of space.
"The biggest thing that will kill you in a survival situation is to panic," the expert said, adding that survival was largely about being resourceful.
There are a few things you can do to keep yourself safe during an earthquake. Standing in a doorway is not one of them.
The human body can survive for about three days without water. Here's a guide to finding water and surviving the desert landscape if you're lost.
Sgt. 1st Class Steven Mason is a jungle-warfare instructor for the 25th Infantry “Tropic Lightning” Division in Hawaii. The Jungle Operations Training Course in Hawaii is a 12-day program for US Army regiments that covers mobility training, waterborne operations, combat tracking, jungle tactics, and survival training. Here, he reacts to […]
Demand for gas masks, hazmat suits, and other survival gear is skyrocketing because of the coronavirus, West Coast wildfires, and nationwide protests. One survival gear company owner, Roman Zrazhevskiy, reported sales 20 times higher than usual in August. It’s not just “doomsday preppers” who are stocking up on survival gear […]
Hurricanes can be extremely dangerous so it’s important you do not underestimate them so you can better keep yourself, your loved ones, and your pets safe. Evacuation orders should be taken seriously and you should avoid standing in front of windows or going outside during a hurricane. Having a “hurricane […]
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Demand for survival gear is spiking in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak and other global emergencies. A growing number of consumers in the US are shelling out thousands of dollars on gas masks, hazmat suits, and even underground bunkers. Here are some of the things people are spending […]
Surviving the apocalypse is the first step, but what’s next? Head to the grocery stores, hospitals, and pharmacies to stock up on supplies. Move out of the city and start a new life in the great outdoors. Then start re-building your life. Settle near fresh water, but not too close […]
Aeroplane accidents have a 95.7% survivability rate, according to the US National Transportation Safety Board. Despite the public’s often fatalistic attitudes when it comes to flying, there are some things you can do to increase their chances of survival. These include dressing appropriately, choosing certain seats, and bracing for impact. […]
Aside from obvious emergency kit necessities, everyday items can also be helpful in a blizzard. If a car gets stuck in the snow, use sand, rocks, cat litter, or pine needles to increase traction. Newspapers and maps can be used as insulation if you’re stranded in your car. Visit Insider’s […]
Deborah Pilgrim, 55, was found alive, three days after disappearing into the Australian bush. Pilgrim took a walk Sunday morning while camping with friends on a rural property near the town of Sedan, in southern Australia, and got lost. She was found late Tuesday night after scrawling an SOS message […]
In a new book, writer Bryan Walsh describes strategies that might keep people alive after a disaster like an asteroid impact, supervolcano eruption, or nuclear war. Walsh suggests that because mushrooms, rats, and some insects can thrive without sunlight, humans could start farming them with the remains of dead trees […]