The 81 Master Tricks and Tools of Jason Bourne [How To Be Bourne]

Tweet Jason Bourne. The ultimate man. The trained assassin who has an arsenal of strength, tricks and gadgets to complete his missions. This article aims to dissect the original Jason Bourne film trilogy, and the later two films, so that you can soak up as much information on Jason Bourne as possible. Highlights In the […]

How to Survive a 35,000-Foot Fall [Survival]

Tweet OK, you’re falling out of an airplane, 35,000 feet up, scared out of your mind. Only one thing is occupying it right now, the instructions from an article in Popular Mechanics on how to survive a 35,000 foot fall. Glass hurts, but it gives. So does grass. Haystacks and bushes have cushioned surprised-to-be-alive free-fallers. […]

Intrepid Eddie: Survival Preparation [Guest Post]

Tweet This post was written by Intrepid Eddie A short time ago, the Lone Iguana contacted me and asked if I was willing to write a guest article on Lone Iguana about what I have done in preparation for possible survival situations.  This was sparked by a Lifehacker article and the ensuing comments it generated. […]

How to Survive Natural Disasters [Survival]

Tweet With Haiti a big part of the news, you may be wondering if you are prepared to have something like that happen to you. The Big Picture has some tips and links for surviving disasters. Start with the basics: Store in a cool dry place plenty of bottled water, batteries, flashlights, and a radio. […]

Driver Shoots His Way Out Of Submerged Car [Stories]

Tweet Talk about James Bond. This article talks about a man who managed to get out of a sinking car by shooting the window with a nearby gun. The Roseville Fire Department said the man used his handgun to shoot out his vehicle window, giving himself an opportunity to escape and swim to safety. via […]

Debunking The Myths: Common Home Emergencies [Emergency]

Tweet Dumb Little Man has a great article about common home emergencies, including some not so common surival emergencies. Here they talk about snake bites: Do you rip off your shirt and wrap the wound? Suck out the poison and spit it on the ground? Get out your pocket knife and carefully cut the wound […]

David Blaine: How I held my breath for 17 min [Talk]

Tweet It’s worth noting that Neatorama had this sound advice on atempting anything like this: Unlike conventional modern “magic,” what was involved in the underwater breathhold was not special effects or hidden technology.  Instead, Blaine prepared using a combination of hypoxic tent training to increase his hematocrit, preloading with 100% oxygen, meditation to decrease his […]