Find out how spitting in a self-defense situation can give you the upper hand on your attacker. That sticky and smelly saliva will not only shock your attacker, it will take him down! Actually, you might have to do that.
Learn how the wallet technique can help save your butt and kick someone else's while in a self-defense situation. You can either run away, or you can crush his kneecap. Which would you rather do?
The miracle of life is a beautiful thing, in theory. Delivering a baby in person is a messy and intense experience. If you ever find yourself needing to help with an emergency delivery keep your wits and these tips in mind.
In an ideal world, the art of gift-exchanging is a joyous, wonderful thing that makes both parties feel equally good. But as many of us already know, gift-giving is also an emotionally charged social minefield that can leave many of us feeling... awkward.
There are always certain situations that unnerve people. One of the biggest unnerving situations you may encounter is a job interview. The nervousness breaks out and you look like a total fool, but it's just the nerves. It happens. And why can't you control it? It's hard for some to keep their cool, but Chantilliscious offers up some advice on what she does to prepare for an anxiety-causing situation.
I have no idea what this forum is talking about but Starcraft players may find it useful.
A little grim, but perhaps useful. HowTo: be smart, make it out alive.
HAVE SOMEONE ANSWER ONE OF THOSE OLD HOTEL DIAL PHONES, ONLY WHEN THEY DO ON THE OTHER END OF THE RECEIVER IS A SHITLOAD OF SUPERGLUE THEREFORE THEY GET IT STUCK TO THEIR EAR
Andrew Price of Dyad Bushcraft demonstates a variety of signals that can be used in a surivival situation. Techniques include signals using whistles, mirrors, and flares.
If you somehow find yourself stranded in the woods, you'll need to know how to tie strong knots. But it's actually just as important to know how to untie knots. You probably have limited rope, after all, and you'll need to re-use it. In this video Reggie Bennett from the Mountain Shepherd Survival School shows us how to tie and untie knots.
This video shows us how to describe the situations that are opposite of the future perfect tense. Here it is shown how to describe the situations that did or did not happen in the past using would, have and past participle. He gives us 3 very good examples that are describing such situations. In these examples he describes a situation which happened in the past which is actually a negative and uses a fact that is described in the present tense to give the reason why that situation ended in a ...
Have you ever found something funny in an awkward situation? When you feel a laugh coming, it can sometimes be hard to avoid. Check out these steps to stop your laugh before it gets you in trouble.
In this medical-minded video tutorial from the folks at ICYou, we learn about the newest recommendation for administering CPR (or cardiopulmonary resuscitation). For all of the details, and to get started learning more about how to give CPR yourself, take a look.
In a wilderness survival situation, someone in your group suffering a major laceration is a catastrophe. Achieving sterility and suturing the wound closed will both be very difficult to achieve. This four-part video series features a detailed explanation and demonstration of how to use a basic first aid kit to suture a wound closed in an austere situation, such as out in the wilderness. Suturing a wound closed in an austere setting is a last resort, but knowing how to do it could keep you or ...
In a combat situation you can never tell how you're going to have to hold your rifle, but mastering the basic shooting positions will give you a foundation for shooting accurately from whatever position the situation and your cover demand. This video will teach you all sorts of basic shooting positions that will help you shoot and fight better.
There’s a good chance that you’ll be alone in life one day, and no... I’m not talking about a couch-bound, dateless loser with a pocket pussy and a bag of potato chips. I’m talking about alone. In the wilderness. Hungry. Cold. Lost. You can’t stay in one place too long, so it would be nice to have something to carry your belongings in. Maybe it’s post-apocalyptic land where you’re the sole survivor, and all the backpacks and rucksacks in the world are but mere ash. Either way, knowing this si...
Struggling to find and calculate the correct consumer surplus for an econ class or in any other situation? Take a look at this guide that will walk you through the different equations and graphs necesssary to understand and calculate consumer surplus.
In a survival situation making cordage out of plants can enable you to construct apparatus you never would have been able to otherwise and save you life. This video will teach you how to make a meter of cordage out of 2 leaves from a Spiked Aloe plant.
Tinder is difficult to come by in the best of conditions, but in a damp wilderness survival situation finding it can be downright impossible. Enter this video. It will teach you how to make solid fuel fire starters out of cotton balls and candle wax, which you can use to start a fire even in wet conditions.
Fishing is a great way to acquire meat in a survival situation, but bringing fishing gear in a survival gear kit is very space-consuming. This video will teach you how to make a complete mini fishing kit for packing in your survival bag that contains everything you need for small-scale fishing and could give you the food you need to survive.
In a survival situation, one of the most vital pieces of gear you can have is a fire starting kit. If you aren't adept at starting fire and want to be prepared for a disaster, watch this video for a guide to assembling a basic waterproof fire starting kit that will start a fire for you in a wide variety of survival situations.
If you plan on using a compass as you sole means of navigation in a survival situation, you had better be familiar with magnetic declination and how it affects compass navigation. This video will teach you all about magnetic declination and how you need to take it into account when planning your route on a map with a compass.
Fatwood is an immense boon for any wilderness survival situation. It's a type of tree that has soaked up tons of nutrients from the ground and is perfect for starting fires. It can be broken down into kindling that will start fires for you time and time again. This video will teach you how to find fatwood and how to use it once you find it.
It's been done for ages, but for most of us, "regift" entered our vocabulary after the 98th episode of Seinfeld—"The Label Maker." In this episode, Elaine calls Dr. Whatley (played by Bryan Cranston) a "regifter" after he gives Jerry a label maker—the same label maker that Elaine gave Whatley.
Concealed carry holsters allow the citizens of many states to protect themselves in public, but getting a gun out of something so concealed in a survival situation can be a challenge. This video will teach you the proper techniques for drawing your pistol or revolver from different types of concealed carry holsters quickly and effectively.
Starting a fire is one of the most important things you can do in a survival situation, but doing so is seldom as easy as you'd like. This video will teach you all sorts of ways to light fires, including making firestarters out of cotton balls and petroleum jelly, using natural tinder, and using the old spinning stick and string method.
Unless you're in the military a pistols the gun you are most likely to be involved in a combat situation with, and being able to handle one properly could save your life. This video will teach you some drills you can use to practice your practical and tactical pistol shooting, including tips on drawing the pistol properly.
There was a time when being an American citizen meant you basically had to be able to shoot a rifle. For much of that time you had to be a white man as well, but there is something to be said for a populace that is ready and able to defend itself. This video will teach you some basic drills you can use to improve your tactical rifle shooting so you are ready for a combat situation when one arises.
If you and your 4WD Jeep or other offroading vehicle venture far enough afield, you will probably find yourself stuck in mud, sand, ruts, or some other sticky situation. This video will teach you how to use a wheel winch to self-rescue your vehicle from all sorts of situations and get your truck driving again.
If you're trying to get a triangle on someone in an MMA or jiu jitzu fight and they hide their arm to try and relieve the pressure on their neck, they might think they are safe. They aren't. Watch this video to learn how to finish the triangle in this situation from Joanne and Hillary Williams of MMA Girls.
Don't get caught in an awkward situation without the proper gear. Corinne from Threadbanger shows you how to make a simple bathing suit cover-up out of an old towel and Rob takes you on a tour of some wacky wears he found on the web.
In this how-to video, Andrew Price of Dryad Bushcraft teaches methods of trapping animals in a survival situation. Learn methods of tracking animals as well as the West County trap and wire snare method. Watch this video hunting tutorial and learn how to trap animals like a real Bushman.
In a survival situation, the four most important things for you to find are shelter, fire, water, and food, in that order. This video will show you how to pack a compact survival kit that can be carried on your belt or in your backpack and contains everything you need to acquire those four things more easily.
If you find yourself in a wilderness survival situation that demands a high degree of mobility, you're better off with a load-bearing equipment (LBE) system than a traditional survival backpack. This video will teach you how to assemble an LBE that will allow you to survive on the move for 1-3 days until you can find a more permanent solution.
If you venture out into the wilderness without at least the 10 pieces of gear described in this video, you are unprepared for an emergency situation. This is a great video for beginning outdoorspeople that will teach you about the ten most important survival gear pieces to bring with you on any trip into the wilderness.
In the event of a terrorist or foreign national attack, a major natural disaster, or even totalitarian actions by own own government, it is vital that each American is prepared to survive the situation. This video will teach you about all of the supplies you should have prepared at your home for a worst-case scenario and how to best make use of them.
Learning how to play guitar, keyboards, bass, even singing, you have to train your ear. Being an intelligent musician and being able to convey ideas is INCREDIBLY important in any professional situation. Learning how to hear various intervals from a root note will open up new avenues of understanding, playing by ear and more! In this video you will get a lesson on intervals as well as some home work to practice with!
Generations of Americans have struggled to climb up normal ropes in gyms across the nation. If only they had this stuff. Fast rope is a thick braided rope that makes climbing a hell of a lot faster and easier. This video will show you how to make it in three parts: first making the rope itself, then making an eye splice for it, then whipping and fusing the end of the rope. This is great stuff to have for any serious climbing trip or survival situation.
In this tutorial, we learn how to stop a panic attack. Start by reminding yourself that you are having anxiety and do not get upset with the situation. Realize you are just having heightened sensations and that you are not in any danger at the moment. Don't close down, let your sensations run through your body and process the fear. Travel through the anxiety to become free of it. The act of welcoming will change your attitude, and let you flow with the experience. You can mentally feel the se...
If you have been a victim of identity theft, you are not alone. This happens to millions of people every year.