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Animal Survival Skills: Poison Edition

Animal Survival Skills: Poison Edition

A particular smell, or taste, or the sound of a Nickleback song… In the right circumstances, any of these things might trigger your gag reflex — or worse, your emetic reflex, otherwise known as an epic case of cookie tossing. For humans, gagging has been a very handy strategy for not choking to death — …


How To Survive Quicksand | Primal Survivor

How To Survive Quicksand | Primal Survivor

[mud squishing] [groaning] I’ve been watching out so closely for predators that I run straight into something else life threatening, quicksand. Actually, this is a– a little bit more serious than I thought. [sputters] What makes this dangerous is, if you can’t get anything to grab onto to get yourself out of these situations, with …


Could You Survive In The Middle Ages?

Could You Survive In The Middle Ages?

Hey there! Welcome to Life Noggin. Ooh a D20! My lucky day! Guess what, gang! Today we’re heading over to the fifth annual Life Noggin Medieval Fair! Don’t ask what happened with the first four. It’s fun to dress up in all this cool armor, but to help us /really/ get into character, we should …


Long-term cancer survival: cancer beliefs, fears of recurrence, and lifestyle habits

Long-term cancer survival: cancer beliefs, fears of recurrence, and lifestyle habits

By a show of hands how many of you know someone who has battled cancer? The number is no surprise. I myself am a two-year cancer survivor. Prior to cancer I was the super active person, I was turning on my Vitamix every day having my green juices. I did not believe that cancer would …


How Did Indiana Jones Survive a Nuclear Blast in a Fridge?

How Did Indiana Jones Survive a Nuclear Blast in a Fridge?

We all know Indiana Jones is the coolest archaeologist ever. But on today’s bogus movie science we’re going to find out if even Dr. Jones could survive nuking the fridge. In Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Harrison Ford’s titular character unwittingly stumbles into a nuclear test site. Walking through a pre-fab …


10 Ways To Survive A Plane Crash

10 Ways To Survive A Plane Crash

10 Ways You Can Survive A Plane Crash Statistically speaking, planes are one of the safest ways of getting about. Hopping on a bus, train, boat or bike are all more likely to transport you to an early grave. But, if you are one of the unlucky few to end up in a plane crash… …


The Rabbit in Australia (1979)

The Rabbit in Australia (1979)

[Loading rifle] [Gun shot] [Loading rifle] [Gun shot] [Loading rifle] [Gun shot] [Bird calls] (Narrator) The story of the European rabbits in Australia must surely be one of the most amazing examples up an animal’s ability to colonize a new land. Just how and why this happened makes a fascinating study. But our story really …


How To Survive An Alien Invasion

How To Survive An Alien Invasion

In the event of an alien invasion, the human race will get smashed. Just, like, mega-ultra-HULK smashed. So in the event that Independence Day: Resurgence isn’t just a movie, but a horrifying vision of an alien-overlorded, Will Smith-less world to come – [comedy Will Smith voice] ] I don’t do sequels, OK? here are some …


Why we need all-new space suits to survive Mars

Why we need all-new space suits to survive Mars

(air pressurizing) – Ooh! – You OK? – Yeah. – All right. – What happens if you fall over? – Uh, it hurts. (laughs) – OK, don’t fall over. Designing a spacesuit is an incredibly complicated process combining knowledge of textiles, engineering, biology, and atmospheric science. That means there’s no one size fits all for …


3 Wasps That Will Do Anything to Survive

3 Wasps That Will Do Anything to Survive

Wasps have a pretty bad rep: nobody wants yellowjackets pestering them at picnics. It’s not like they make honey…they just sting you! But there’s around 30,000 species of them, more than all known mammals and birds combined! Some are stunning to look at, while others have ridiculous names like “gasteruption jaculator” or “aha ha.” And …

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