Hiker John Harm Wiersema Found Injured, Dehydrated, But Alive

John Harm Wiersema, a 39-year-old hiker from Jerome, Idaho, was found safe although injured and extremely dehydrated after getting lost for four days in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park. Wiersema somehow managed to survive despite having no food, and being caught in snowy, freezing cold weather, wearing only a pair of shorts and a t-shirt. Just why he chose to go out so ill prepared is anyone’s guess. He set out on a four-mile trek…

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When Animals Attack 1: Nile Crocodile

For our latest series of posts here at UK Survival Guides we want to take a look at what happens when animals attack people. We will start each post in the series with a little bit of information for the animal, some quick facts, and then followed by some tips to help survive an attack. Our series will look at everything from small spiders to stampeding elephants but for the first in the series, we…

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Volusia County Sees First Shark Attack of 2019

New Smyrna Beach in Volusia County saw its first shark attack of 2019 over the weekend after a shark swam towards 19-year-old Mathew Cornwell and took a bite of his right calf. Volusia County is known as “the shark bite capital of the world.” This alone should be enough to use caution when entering the waters. Cornwell was wading in waist-deep water at around 7:30pm when the attack happened near New Smyrna Beach’s Flagler Avenue….

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Did Disarming the UK Make it Safer?

As many people already know, the United Kingdom has some of the most restrictive gun control laws in the world. We have never really had a serious problem with firearms-related crimes, but that isn’t down to our strict gun laws at all. In fact, disarming British citizens made many areas less safe rather than safer. When it comes to comparing homicide rates between the UK and the US, it gets a little tricky as our…

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Home security

Stop Making These Home Security Mistakes

Home security is a major concern for any homeowner but sometimes, the strategies that are used can actually help a criminal choose your house as a target rather than prevent it. Whether you are ready to take your home’s security seriously, or you just want to make sure that you’re not doing anything wrong, we are going to share some of the most common mistakes that homeowners make when planning their home security. 1. Gates…

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