The will to survive is ingrained in all of us, but some have had that will tested to the extremes. What would you do to stay alive if you were stranded in the desert or thrown overboard at sea? Find out what these 10 people did.
If you live in a disaster-prone area, you probably know how to prepare your home and what to stock up on in case a hurricane or tornado strikes. But have you thought about what to do with your pet? That's a part of disaster preparedness, too.
When two thrill-seeking snowboarders decide to take a chance on a slope that's marked off-limits, it's the tax payers who ultimately pay for their rescue. Or, do the rule-breaking skiers foot the bill?
The Bermuda Triangle is an area in the Atlantic Ocean that has baffled scientists due to the high number of ship and plane crashes in the area. Delve into the disasters and the lore of this mysterious location.
Imagine being trapped in a submarine 3,000 feet below the surface of the ocean. It's not 20,000 leagues under the sea, but it's too far for someone to swim down and save you. That's where deep-sea rescue comes in.
You've seen it on the news -- a hiker goes missing, and the woods swarm with helicopters, dogs and volunteer searchers. How do search-and-rescue teams explore the depths of the sea and sift through piles of rubble to find survivors?
A plane crash is every air traveler's nightmare. But there are things you can do to better your chances of making it out alive. We've uncovered some plane crash myths and the real-life stories of survivors.
If your SCUBA diving equipment failed, would you know what to do? Although having your diving equipment fail while you are dozens or even hundreds of feet underwater sounds like a scary thing, it's really not so bad if you're prepared.