Survival stories thrill us with details about people in danger making it out alive. Learn how to find true north, how to survive a shipwreck and how to treat frostbite.
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You're standing in the middle of the frozen Great Lakes with your ice fishing gear and your best buddy. All of a sudden, you hear the cracks, then BAM! You've fallen through the ice. What now?
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.
It's a beautiful day in November, and you decide it's the perfect opportunity to take the boat out. You spend all day on the lake and right when you turn around to come home, the engine dies.
Bears are typically just as scared of us as we are of them. Knowing more about the behavior of bears can help you to understand why a bear would attack in the first place. Respect their boundaries and use these 15 tips for surviving a bear encounter.
Shark attacks aren't very common but they happen. Knowing where shark-prone areas are, and what to avoid wearing in the water can help prevent shark attacks. If you do cross paths with a shark, these 15 tips for surviving a shark attack should help.
You won't find it on any official map, but some people think the Bermuda Triangle is a very real place where ships and planes have mysteriously disappeared. However, researchers have found not-so-mysterious explanations for these disappearances.
The popularity of films like "Titanic" illustrate that shipwreck tales hold a certain allure. They have the appeal of human tragedy, occasional heroics and often mysterious circumstances. Explore the stories behind a few of the thousands of real-life shipwrecks in the record books.
By Julia Layton
Flying is one of the safest modes of transportation. But what if there's a disaster and you find yourself falling from the sky without a parachute. Would you survive?
By Sarah Gleim