If I am being 'taken', what is the best way to survive?

Use every trick that nature has ever given any creature that has even lived. Bite, scratch, scream, claw, pee yourself, kick, crap yourself, spit, smear that crap on your assailant, jump up and down, attack them. If you think it is disgusting foul and dangerous or just bat-shit

What are 6 emergency survival hacks?

You're stuck in the woods, not a pine tree in sight and you need something to catch and catch quickly. Enter: Feathersticking. Use your knife and start whittling on a stick. You can shave pieces of the stick into a pile or you can just shave them on all sides into curls

What's the best survival manual?

There are many, perhaps hundreds, of survival books out there that one can buy.  However, humans have never lived their lived purely by a manual.  Learning survival skills is really about a connection with the landscape, as way of looking at it, and knowing how to interact with it

You're stranded at home with no internet, what do you do?

Nice! I watch either Twin Peaks tje return, or do some writing, or lift weigjts, or place.....a vinyl record, or a cassette. Life really was better before social media.The computer edited videos ( my own) let me do WORK, I mastered pagemaker in an all night coffee study session. I wrote

How to improve my survival chances if trapped in an elevator falling from the 5th floor

Bend your knees a bit and relax, you are fine. Even with all of the hoisting cables cut, as soon as the car reaches around 150% of its designed speed, the mechanical overspeed safety devices will kick in and bring you to a more sudden stop than usual, but not exceeding 1g of force. (up to

What are some survival tips that could save my life?

One of them that I believe was attributed to Will Rogers is that if you find yourself in a hole, stop digging. Meaning that if you are lost in the woods, the worse thing you can do is to just stumble around,

What are the best survival hacks on tour opinion?

It really comes down to being prepared. In most cases just a small pack with the right gear can help you survive almost anything. Top 10 Essential Survival Gear:foodwatershelterfire (matches)navigation (maps, compass)clothingrepair kit (duct tape)sun gear (hat, sunscreen)LightFirst aid kitFeel free to check out this post for more survival gear:Backpacking Essentials: Survival Gear Guide

What are some survival tips that could save my life?

One of them that I believe was attributed to Will Rogers is that if you find yourself in a hole, stop digging. Meaning that if you are lost in the woods, the worse thing you can do is to just stumble around,

How would teenagers survive a zombie apocalypse?

I think teenagers would be excellent survivors.Older people are more set in their ways and aren't generally as quick to adapt. The knowledge they gained over the years may not be useful or fresh in their minds. Older people are more likely to have health problems

Who will survive longer without any food, a very fat person or a very muscled person?

2 people of the same weight are tied up to a chair for good. One is very fat and the other one is all muscles mostly ( not drug induced muscle).No food and no water indefinitely for these guys. This scenario sounds like a daily routine at some prisons in

How long can one survive on champagne only?

The problem drinking alcohol is that is dehydrates the body. You'd be far better not touching the alcohol and naturally dying of dehydration. If memory serves me, Mahatma Gandhi survived about 3 weeks without any food. Surviving without water is an entirely different story. Under the best conditions, you'd be

Where is the best place to live in the US during and after the apocalypse?

By definition " the apocalypse" would be end of the world or at least the end of civilization. That being the case, NO place would be "safe" as the entire world would be affected.Most of the answers here presume that the apocalyptic event

How can people survive without food and water for 60 days?

To my knowledge that is a physical impossibility. Given normal circumstances the human body can only survive 3 days with out water, about 2 days in you would become very weak. Along side that, the human body can only survive about 3 weeks with out significant food, again you would become very weak after about 2 to

How long could someone survive with just food and no water?

If I get to choose my food, I choose Watermelons!

How long can you survive without salt?

Salt(NaCl)Salt is a very common and important part of our diet. Food tastes bland without it. Not only for taste but it's important for having a healthy body also. Salt contains iodine whose defficency leads to the malfunctioning of the thyroid gland which causes diseases like simple goitre (enlargement of thyroid and visible swelling of neck) cretinism (dwarfism

Can humans really survive 3 weeks without eating? What would not eating for 2 or 3 weeks feel like? How long has a human actually survived without eating?

Yes. A human can live for more than three weeks without food but water is a different story. At least 60% of the adult body is made of it and every living cell in that body needs it to keep functioning.Mahatma Gandhi survived 21 days of complete starvation.But for curiosities sake I did

Can a human survive without ever eating vegetables?

YES.Not only can a human survive but, a human can thrive and live a long healthy life without eating any vegetables.Essential nutrients are those which the body can not produce, so they must be consumed. Non-essential nutrients are those which the body

What is the average time a human survives without water?

The number of 3 applies in general with average humans. 3 minutes without air, 3 days without water, and 3 weeks without food. Naturally this ratio changes when a person is doing very strenuous activity, or is larger, smaller, or more/less in shape.

How can a human survive 3 weeks without food, if most feel dizzy after a day without food?

It's totally true that human body can survive without food for certain days because it uses fats stored in our body for survival as soon as fat is totally utilised human body will die due to starvation.That is because you are addicted to food that is totally under our mental

How long can one survive being alone?

Is your question survivalism, or is it being alone? You should read about the

Could a person with a big belly survive longer without food?

I think that assumption comes from the fact that we know some animals fatten up so they can survive winter hibernation. But the answer to your question is not really. Fat can be turned back into fuel for muscle function, but fat's ability to supply needed nutrients doesn't go far beyond that. The brain for instance can only

If a human is in the wild, how long could they go without eating while still having enough energy to procure food?

3 weeks without food then the body will start to really cannibalize itself , 3 days without water in a moderate climate , if it's desert or hot you could be toast in a couple days.People have gone months without food or minimal as POWs.

Can a human survive for a week without water?

Without any water?  Because you can survive a week without drinking anything, provided that you get adequate moisture in the food you eat (which isn't necessarily that hard). On the other hand, if you mean no moisture at all... maybe.  Depending on

Can humans really survive 3 weeks without eating? What would not eating for 2 or 3 weeks feel like? How long has a human actually survived without eating?

Yes. A human can live for more than three weeks without food but water is a different story. At least 60% of the adult body is made of it and every living cell in that body needs it to keep functioning.Mahatma Gandhi survived 21 days of complete starvation.But for curiosities sake I did

Could we survive without the sun?

No. The sun is what creates life.Let's leave god out of this for a sec.Earth is in the inhabitable zone of the sun. The temperature is perfect. It is perfectly inhabitable for life.Without the sun, our oceans would eventually freeze. Marine life would die. Crops would die. Over a few years, every life on earth would die.

If the Sun died, how long could some remnant of the human race survive, if at all?

Completely depend of the way the Sun die. For the sake of this hypothetical scenario let's say that Sun is going to die in 100 years without killing us directly and humanity unite in order to assure it's survival.This will give us enough time and means to prepare our (very deep!) underground sanctuaries, to invent a way

What is the best way for you and your family to survive a home invasion?

What is the best way for you and your family to survive a home invasion?Preparation and thought ahead of time.If you do not have a plan, practice and understanding of what you will do in a home invasion situation, then nothing else will help you.Realistically there are some things you can do to prepare for a home invasion

How long can one survive without any proteins?

You would die very, very quickly, if not instantly. Without proteins, these would be some of the immediate effects:Proteins make up ~50% of the dry mass of a cell, so you'd lose a great deal of your body mass in an instant.Without actin, myosin and tubulin, each of your cells would

Where is the safest place to go during a zombie apocalypse?

Contrary to popular belief, most people say oh go on a boat, or go on a plane. While these places are the most safe, they would be the safest for however as long as the gas and food lasts. For boats you

What do I need in a bug out bag?

You need good backpack and any helpful equipment which you can put inside the backpack.First, let's talk about good backpack for bug-out-bag.I'm using Dragon Egg from Direct Action as my bug-out-bag. This is great tactical backpack, but most important thing is that this rucksack is fully modular and customizable.This is DRAGON EGG MK

How long can one survive in water?

There are so many factors. The depth a human sits in a column of water. The water Temperature. The salinity of the water, something not often thought about, but there is a reason our skin prunes up after a long

When the sun explodes/dies in 5 billion years, what can humans do to survive?

Our sun will probably not explode per se. According to what we think we know about stellar evolution, stars in the the mass class of our sun do not go nova or supernova. They first turn into a red giants which would kill all

How would your town survive the apocalypse?

What kind of apocalypse? Meteor? Zombies? Earthquakes? Volcanoes? Plague? Justin Bieber?I do not believe the citizens of my city would fare well in most apocalypse scenarios.This is my hometown. Lancaster, Texas. A bedroom suburb city just south of the City of Dallas with a

How long could I survive without drinking water?

There are outliers and exceptions, but the rule of threes holds for most humans: permanent organ damage and death are practically unavoidable after 72 hours with no water, less if conditions are bad (exertion or heat).You'll experience loss of function and quite a bit of desperate

Can Israel survive in the long run?

With any nation there are prerequisites to survival.First, do they have access to water for their population. Israel is a world leader in converting sea water to drinking water, today Israel produces over 50% of all their water from desalination plants, in fact they have

What is the average time a human survives without water?

The number of 3 applies in general with average humans. 3 minutes without air, 3 days without water, and 3 weeks without food. Naturally this ratio changes when a person is doing very strenuous activity, or is larger, smaller, or more/less in shape.

If you threw a chemist onto an island by themself how long would they survive?

You did not specify that the island was deep in the ocean. I live on a small island with several thousand people. They are the only one on the island, so I need to pick a deserted, but close island. There is an island that is only 0.5 km from my island that is completely empty.

Who or what would survive nuclear apocalypse?

Contemporary nuclear arsenals are much smaller than during the Cold War. At peak, it was estimated that both the Soviets and the Americans had about 30,000 warheads each.The other nuclear powers at the time had only token numbers.Now, there are

Would you eat another human to survive?

One of our speakers at a national sales meeting was a survivor of Uruguayan flight 571...48 on the flight, 28 survived the crash onto a glacier at an altitude of over 11,000 feet.72 days later... only 16 survivors... and yes cannibalism... of a cadaver was... neccessary... for those 16 to survive.WWII...

If there's a zombie apocalypse, how long would you survive?

I think I would last year's, but it depends on the type of zombie and when it happens. If it's the world war Z type, I live in a suburban neighborhood and if I was outside when a flood of zombies came, I'm not likely to survive as

What do I do, if everyone dies suddenly except for me, my family and 5 other friends. How would we bring back humanity?

It is  HIGHLY unlikely. The gene-pool of such small community would be exceptionally prone to diseases (imagine everyone of your family is allergic to antibiotics.. now happens when you get something that has to be treated?). Also, since you are all family, this

How long could someone survive with just food and no water?

If I get to choose my food, I choose Watermelons!

Theoretically, what would be most difficult for the human race to survive, a zombie apocalypse or an alien invasion?

Alien Invasion.Any alien species able to traverse the vast light years between our solar system and theirs would be extremely technologically advanced.They would most likely have theoretical weapons and tech such as...Relatavistic Thrusters- Propulsion system that is capable of extreme speeds. Anywhere from .15c to .99c, these are all speculative.Antimatter Weapons- Weapons of destruction on a

How to learn how to survive the zombie apocalypse

First and foremost, don't get bitten or scratched by those walking corpses. The key is distance. Never close to melee range as there are always more of them than there are of you, and sooner rather than later one of

Who will survive longer without any food, a very fat person or a very muscled person?

2 people of the same weight are tied up to a chair for good. One is very fat and the other one is all muscles mostly ( not drug induced muscle).No food and no water indefinitely for these guys. This scenario sounds like a daily routine at some prisons in