We live in uncertain times with constant threats knocking at our doors. One day, we might live under Martial law, and although the use of Martial law should bring an end to the scenario that imposed it, most of the times it will lead to further violence and chaos.
Spiders are everywhere and you are never more than 12 feet away from one. A single house and garden may have more than 80 species of spiders. Estimates show that there are more than 4000 species in the United States. All these spiders have venom, but only a few spider bites are considered to be lethal to humans and pets.
When no medical expertise is available you have to take care of yourself, the best way you know. If you need to treat burns, you like most people will aggravate the situation due to their lack of knowledge. There are many things that can cause burns, from heat sources to electrical wires and even UV radiations coming from the sun. Burn treatment shouldn’t be complicated and should be learned by everyone.
If you live on the east coast, chances are that you will be hit by a hurricane. Only by keeping your eyes on the local and National Weather forecasters you can stay safe. You will have a chance to face whatever Mother Nature brings. Even if you are following the forecasts 24/7 in order for surviving a hurricane, the first thing you have to do is to educate yourself. It’s better to know in advance how to deal with a hurricane and acquire the knowledge of people who went through a hurricane experience.
If you live in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada or Washington, then chances are you will be hit by an earthquake sooner or later. In fact, these five states have the highest number of recorded earthquakes and they keep leading the charts. What if the Big One comes, what then? Should we rely on the authorities to save and protect us or is it better to be prepared and know in advance what should we do if disaster strikes? Everyone should know these guidelines that can make the difference between life and death., and will eventually help them survive an earthquake.
The recent hijacking attempt on board a Boeing 737 makes you really think if we are really safe when flying. The plane was flying from Washington DC’s Dulles Airport to Denver International. It was forced to turn back after a passenger failed to comply with crew instructions and started showing signs of aggression. People claim he start yelling “Jihad! Jihad!” as he ran down the aisle before being confronted and tackled down by the other passengers. What are we to do in case a hijack situation arises?