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14 Awesome Survival Tips That Can Help You One Day

I never knew #10 is possible.

Even when we were kids, we were already taught how to survive in life. For instance, we underwent fire and earthquake drills, so we would know where to go when such catastrophe happens. We were taught to be prepared – to be always prepared.

With how dangerous life has become these days, we thought it would be best to share with you some incredible survival tips. And we are pretty sure they will become very helpful to you one day. They are designed to enable you to make split-decisions even in an emergency situation. Check them out!

#1. Stopping a Car When the Brakes Fail

When this happens, make sure to still pump the brake pedal – fast and hard – to build up possible brake fluid pressure. However, if this does not help at all, the best thing to do is to use the parking brake. You can also try to scrape your vehicle in a guardrail or wall to slow it down. Although the last option will definitely ruin your car, it is still going to save your life.

#2. How to Start a Fire With No Resources

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The proven way to generate fire is by using batteries and two small pieces of foil, though you can replace the latter with a gum wrapper. Just place each foil on the ends of the battery to heat up and burn. Also, try using wrappers from corn chips like Doritos. They are surprisingly highly flammable.

#3. Emergency Number

Interestingly, most cell phones have the capability of dialing a local emergency number. And believe it or not, you can do this even without a SIM card or if you are in an area where there is no signal. How? Basically, your device attempts to dial an emergency number by sending an electronic lifeline. This process is called “digital handshake.”

#4. DIY Water Purifier

Have you tried hiking or going to places where water is scarce or just plain dirty? Apparently, there is a trick that can help you big time. Just by using coarse sand, gravel, fine sand, charcoal, and an empty bottle you can easily create your own water purifier. As the water flows through these different layers, it gets filtered.

#5. Sending an Emergency Signal

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If you want to achieve the best fire signal, then you must make sure there is enough smoke. This can be achieved by using fresh pine and spruce leaves. If not, you can always resort to wet leaves from trees and other rubber materials.

#6. Fishing With a Can Top

Fishing is a must especially when you are looking for ways to get food. To make a fishing hook, just use the little tag found on the top of your soda or beer can. Trust us, it is the perfect shape for a fishing hook.

#7. Avoiding Venomous and Deadly Insects

A regular spider might not be a huge burden but a poisonous one is. Keep in mind that this type of creatures has venoms poisonous enough to create severe allergic reactions. It is important that you learn to distinguish which ones are poisonous and which ones are not.

#8. Escaping Riptide

The first and foremost thing to do when stuck in a riptide is to never panic. Do not, by all means, fight or swim against it. It will only exhaust you. The best idea is to swim parallel to the shore and just go with the flow. At some point, the rip current will dissipate on itself.

#9. Keeping Warm Using Campfire Rocks

If you are to build a campfire, always make sure there are rocks around it. These will control the fire. More importantly, they can be used to keep you warm when the fire d*** out.

#10. Alternative Uses of Cat Litter

Do not throw those cat litter, as they can be used to get your car out of a mud or snow. The litter can be utilized for extra traction. Simply place them under the tires.

#11. Collecting Waters From Trees

Water acquired from trees is actually clean. It does not even require some method of filtering. To transpire it, just tie a plastic bag over a branch. Make sure that you cover plenty of leaves.

#12. Never Suck Out Venom

Contrary to popular belief, it is best for you not to suck out venom from a bite. It is only a bad idea, as it can help spread the venom.

#13. HELP Position in Cold Waters

This one here is where the so-called Heat Escape Lessening Pressure (HELP) comes in. Just cross your arms and make sure to help them tight against your chest (or you can do so on your sides). From there, put your legs up and press your thighs together. Remain still in this position in order not to lose body heat.

#14. Opening Any Lock

There is various stuff that you can use to pick the lock. These include butter knife, flathead screwdriver, or anything that is flat enough. Oh, a bobby pin is perfect for this one.

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25 Incredible Parenting Hacks To Make Life With Kids Easier

Find out how these parents made their life a little easier with these brilliant baby hacks.

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Having a baby in the house can be a delightful yet shackling experience. Babies seem to see everything they can reach - or not reach - as a challenge. If you put something out of their reach; they'll adorably squish or stumble their cute round baby heads in tiny spots and high places just to reach it. We live in a world that is not safe, where everything we do should be done with caution, especially when it comes to kids.

Kids are naturally curious; one moment they are happily playing in the living room and the next you panic because you can't see them. The result is that parents can't do house chores because they need to keep their children within their sight. Have you ever had the same problem? What did you do? Here are some tips that you might want to try:

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14 Hairstyles That Can Be Done in 3 Minutes

Hairstyling has never been this easy…

The hair is one's crowning glory. For girls, it's one that reflects one's personality and fashion sense. If you have long hair, you know how hard it is to find time to keep it always neat, washed and arranged.

For some people, it may take a long period before they can get the hairstyle they want. To save you from the painstaking hairstyling problem, here are easy hairstyles you can do in just three minutes.

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80 Best Life Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

You are welcome!

It appears that the quest for achieving peak productivity is now similar to a religion. Otherwise, life hacks would not exist. And these are probably one of the things people love the most about the internet. They are basically short tips and/or tutorials designed to make our busy lives a little bit easier. From using clips to organize USB cords to applying beeswax on shoes to make them waterproof, they all make a huge difference in this world.

Obviously, you want to learn some quick and easy life hacks, especially the ones that are low-cost and save you time. Well, you have come to the right place. Elite Readers has compiled a list of life hacks perfect for your daily life. And, as mentioned above, they can really make your life easier.

Scroll down below and make sure you keep them in mind. You are welcome!

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