How to Survive a Stroke

How to Survive a Stroke

It is estimated that in England alone, 1 in 6 people will experience a stroke during their lifetime and that 30% of those will go on to suffer a further stroke. It is the leading cause of death and disability in the UK with around 32,000 stroke related deaths per year. Awareness is crucial, which is why the Act FAST campaign was relaunched earlier this year to reach out to people of all ages and highlight…

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Choosing A Survival Shelter Location

Shelter could be the deciding factor between life and death in a survival situation and understanding how to build one is an important skill to learn. Being exposed to the elements can lead to a whole lot of problems but it isn’t all about just building a shelter, it is also where you build the shelter that matters and that is what we are going to be looking at here today. The first thing to…

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How To Make Hardtack

How To Make Hardtack

The name hardtack refers to the iron hard biscuits that were stored on ships during the Tudor and later periods. They were a staple part of the diet. They were made from a simple unleavened mixture of flour, water and salt, rolled out thinly and baked slowly until very hard and dry. We have added milk instead of water to our biscuits, and a little buitter, to make them more edible. If cooked slowly, these…

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Where to Hide Your Money Around the House

We have mentioned in an earlier guide about the importance of starting an emergency fund, but where exactly can you stash that money around the home? We are going to be taking a look at some creative options during this post. The reason that we want to split our funds and have separate hiding spots is that should someone break in to your home and find one stash, they won’t get all of your savings….

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How to Survive a High Fall

After car accidents, falls are the second leading cause of death by injury with over 420,000 people dying worldwide each year after falling. In January 1972, Vesna Vulovic was on a flight over what was then Czechoslovakia as a flight attendant for Jugoslavenski Aerotransport. The aircraft broke up in midair when a bomb exploded onboard, killing everybody with the exception of Vulovic. She fell an estimated 33,333 ft before landing on the ground and somehow…

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