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Hazard! It lurks at each corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the airplane blacks out and it's up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Situation Situation Survival Handbook is listed here to assist: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, phase-by-phase, illustrated directions on every thing you need to have to know Quick-from defusing a bomb to delivering a infant in the back of a cab. Delivering frightening and amusing actual data in the very best-offering tradition of the Paranoid's Pocket Guidebook and Hypochondriac's Handbook, this indispensable, indestructible pocket-sized manual is the definitive handbook for those times when daily life takes a sudden flip for the worse. The crucial companion for a perilous age. Due to the fact you by no means know...
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Although it's getting marketed as a humorous title--immediately after all, it's unlikely you may be called on to land a airplane, jump from a motorbike to a shifting automobile, or win a swordfight--the data contained in The Worst-Situation Situation Survival Handbook is all very sound. Authors Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht consulted many authorities in their fields (they're cited at the finish of the e-book) to uncover how to survive numerous and sundry awful occasions. Parachute will not open? Your very best wager for survival is to hook your arms via the straps of a fellow jumper's chute--and even then you happen to be probable to dislocate both shoulders and break both legs. Vehicle sinking in h2o? Open the window immediately to equalize stress, then open the automobile doorway and swim to the surface. Buried in an avalanche? Spit on the snow--it will explain to you which path is really up. Then dig as quick as you can.
Each survival talent is described in easy methods with beneficial illustrations. Most tension the need to have to be well prepared--both mentally and bodily. For instance, to escape from quicksand, you will need to have to lay a pole on the surface of the quicksand, flop on your back atop the pole, and pull your legs out one by one. No pole? No luck. "When going for walks in quicksand place, carry a stout pole--it will assist you get out really should you need to have to."
Hopefully you may by no means need to have to know how to construct a fire with out matches, carry out a tracheotomy, or take care of a bullet wound. But in the words of survival evasion resistance escape instructor "Mountain" Mel Deweese, "You by no means know." --Sunny Delaney