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7 tips that could save your life if you get lost in the wilderness

The top three ways people die in the wilderness are by falling, drowning, and heart attack. Having a survival plan could save your life. Whether in the woods, in the mountains, or on a deserted island, there are a few essential steps survivalists say to follow. Avoiding injury, getting clean […]
7 tips that could save your life if you get lost in the wilderness
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Can you answer these basic Girl Scouts questions?

Girl Scouts earn badges when they learn different skills. They need to know a square knot from a highwayman’s hitch. Test your knowledge of basic Girl Scouts survival skills and the tools they use. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. There’s more to Girl Scouts of the USA than just […]
Can you answer these basic Girl Scouts questions?
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Should you actually drink your own pee in a survival situation?

You might think that drinking your own urine in a survival situation will keep you hydrated. However it turns out, you are better off avoiding any urine intake to increase your chances of survival. Following is a transcript of the video. Hopefully, this never happens to you, but let’s say […]
Should you actually drink your own pee in a survival situation?
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What happens to your body when it’s struck by lightning

Getting stuck by lightning is rough. It can burn hotter than the sun, scar your body, and even blow off your clothes. Even worse, it kills about 47 Americans per year. Although 90% of those struck survive, it’s still worth knowing how to avoid getting a heavy dose of sky […]
What happens to your body when it’s struck by lightning
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How to survive an alligator attack

Alligator attacks don’t happen often, but when they do, they can be fatal. According to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission, there have been 24 fatal alligator attacks since 1973. So, what should you do if you find yourself face-to-face with one of these apex predators? We talked to the […]
How to survive an alligator attack