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What the ‘SOS’ Distress Signal Really Stands For

(Modern Survival.org) - For over a hundred years, SOS has been an accepted international signal for distress. During that time, the SOS sign has...
The Dyatlov Pass Mystery

The Dyatlov Pass Mystery

The mysterious deaths of nine students on a remote mountainside in the Northern Urals has been an unsettling and unsolved case for the past...
Cold Weather Car Features You Probably Don't Know About

Cold Weather Car Features You Might Not Know About

With winter right on top of us, those who live in cold weather climates are thinking about car care. When temperatures plummet and fluctuate,...
How to Survive a Dirty Bomb

How to Survive a ‘Dirty Bomb’

A “dirty bomb” can be deadly and have devastating affects. It is a mixture of both explosives and? • Steel balls and nails • Ammonia/Chlorine • Radioactive...
How Pulmonary Edema Affects the Body

How Pulmonary Edema Affects the Body

After a steep mountain climb, your friend's lungs are making bubbling noises every time she exhales. She most likely has? • High Altitude Asthma • High...
This is the Dirtiest Place in an Airport

This is the Dirtiest Place in an Airport

What is the dirtiest place in an airport? • Airport bathrooms • TSA/security bins • Ticket counters • Airport ticket kiosks Answer: Security Bins The dirtiest place in an airport...
These are the Best Places to Seek Shelter At Home Against Tornadoes

These are the Best Places to Seek Shelter At Home Against Tornadoes

A tornado is headed towards you and your house has no tornado shelter or basement. What is the best place to seek shelter? • A...
The Fabric That Will Keep You Warm and Dry in Severe Weather Conditions

The Fabric That Will Keep You Warm and Dry in Severe Weather Conditions

This fabric works best as a rain and windproof shell, worn as the most outer layer: • Raincoat • Omni-Dry • Gore-Tex • Windbreaker Answer: Gore-Tex The best fabric to...
How to Build a Quinzee Snow Shelter for Survival

How to Build a Quinzee Snow Shelter for Survival

To protect from cold harsh elements, this simple shelter can be made by hollowing out a big pile of snow: • Quinzee shelter • A-frame shelter •...
How to Naturally Keep Warm in Cold Environments

How to Naturally Keep Warm in Cold Environments

What natural materials can you use as insulation to help keep you warm in cold elements? • Tree bark • Mud • Dry leaves • Branches Answer: Dry Leaves Using...