10 Threats You Should Never Try to Outrun

Running away from a hazard always seems like a good idea in the movies. But not so much in real life. See pictures of brown bears. © Fotofeeling/Westend61/Corbis

Don't pull on Superman's cape. Don't spit in the wind. Never get involved in a land war in Asia. Avoid playing leap frog with a unicorn. There are plenty of things we humans simply shouldn't do and nearly just as many that folks give a shot anyway.

Take emergency situations. Whether it's a tsunami, an active shooter or a grizzly bear, the first thing that people normally do when faced with a threat is try to get the heck out of dodge. Heading for the hills, however, might very well put you in more danger than hunkering down in place.

Kenny Rogers sang, "You gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em. Know when to walk away, know when to run." Take a cue from "The Gambler" and check out 10 of the most dangerous threats that you should never try to outrun.