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How to survive a Meteor Strike, According To Science

How to survive a Meteor Strike,  According To Science

In our day to day lives, sometimes it’s hard to remember that we live on a planet that’s just a tiny speck in the vastness of space. And, that as we sit here, we’re vulnerable to asteroid strikes. They’re big, they’re fast, and they could really mess up whatever they smash into. Remember what happened …

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How to Survive a Sinking Ship, According to Science

How to Survive a Sinking Ship, According to Science

You’re enjoying a nice day on an ocean cruise. You’re relaxed and secure. Too bad that a rogue wave, human error, high winds, or a mechanical failure just ruined your trip. Suddenly, a huge spray of water douses your clothes. People are rushing around shrieking and falling over deck chairs. The floor underneath your feet …

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How to Survive a Falling Elevator, According to Science

How to Survive a Falling Elevator, According to Science

No-no-no-no-no, not again. Come on, open up. Open up! What’s this? Noooo-o-o-o… Not every elevator ride ends up like that. But when the steel doors close, and seal you inside one square meter of space, you might find yourself picturing the worst case scenario. How can you survive a falling elevator, if it comes to …

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9 Foods That Originally Look Very Different – Fact Point

9 Foods That Originally Look Very Different – Fact Point

A lot of foods which we eat today didn’t even looked like these in their original form. While the very mention of Genetically Modified Food enrages a lot people, a lot of us don’t realize how much selective breeding has helped in evolving the foods we consume today from their original unrecognizable form. Here are …

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How to Survive Falling Without a Parachute, According to Science

How to Survive Falling Without a Parachute, According to Science

You’re hurtling toward the ground at a speed of 190 km/h (118 mph). The wind howls in your ears. Your brain silently screams in terror. You’re 35,000 ft in the air, no parachute. You have 3 minutes. Countdown to impact starts now. So, how do you survive falling without a parachute? The odds of survival …

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DIY Emergency Fire Starter (Char Cloth)

DIY Emergency Fire Starter (Char Cloth)

Before the discovery of matches and other modern conveniences, fires had to be started in more primitive ways. Like rubbing sticks together, or burning wood with a magnifying glass. But anyone who’s tried these methods know it’s extremely hard work to make a fire, especially in an emergency situation. Luckily, there’s a way to cheat, …