10 Survival Hacks That Could Save Your Life – We all know that in life, unexpected things can happen. Sometimes there are very minor things, but other times they may require us to think fast and react even faster.
Here are 10 Survival Hacks That Could Save Your Life one day.
The first instinct when trapped in a submerged car may be to try and open the door, however money people don’t realize how difficult it is to open a door underwater.
Sometimes desperate times call for rope, but if there is none around we have to make do with alternatives. The fibrous thorned leaves of the yucca or cattail planets work best for this purpose.
Dead brown leaves are best, but the green leaves will also work. The outer fibers of the leaves must first be scrapped off before they can be weaved into rope. Though it may take some time to achieve great length it’s certainly better than nothing.
Keys for Self Defence
Walking alone at night or in a dark barking garage can feel very daunting. Men and women alike can fall victim to muggers, so it’s always better to be safe rather than sorry.
One way to protect ourselves is to place our keys between our fingers. This creates a brass knuckle type of defence in the event of robbery or attack. It’s very simple, yet highly effective.
Having our keys in hand also means a quick escape since there’s no need to search through a bag or pockets.
Dousing fire with water is so ingrained that sometimes we do it without even thinking. In the case of an oil fire in the kitchen it’s the worst thing we can do.
When water is poured on a grease or oil fire the water sinks to the bottom of the pan and evaporates quickly. This causes the oil to rise up and shoot the flames even higher.
The best thing to do when faced with an oil fire is to turn off the heat and cover the pan with either the lid or a damp dishcloth. This cuts the oxygen supply and suffocates the fire.
Nobody wants to drink dirty water, but sometimes a situation may call for it. While boiling water removed harmful bacteria, it doesn’t do anything about mud and rocks.
Since dirt and other particles may irritate the throat and clog up the lungs it first needs to be filtered before ingesting.
Using two clean containers and a clean piece of cloth it is possible to clean dirty water. Pour the dirty water into one container, dipping one end of the cloth into it and the other end in the empty container. The water will travel into the cloth and drip into the empty container as clean water.
Since it was first introduced in 1961 the heimlich maneuver has saved roughly 50,000 people from choking in the united states alone.
Though many people know how to perform the maneuver on another person very few seem to realize it can be performed on themselves.
Placing one fist just below the navel and the other palm over the closed first. then leaning over a counter or the back of a chair can help drive the fist upwards into the diaphragm. Repeating the motion several times can dislodge an object that’s become stuck in the throat.