In Case of Emergency: 21 Survival Hacks to Help You Get By


Climate change is slowly turning the world into a desert hell. Murders and terrorism are making the news every evening. News of alien invasion and zombies have been making buzzes in social media. The world is getting crazier by the minute.

No one knows what will happen tomorrow, but whatever it is, do you think you are prepared? Do you have what it takes to survive? If your answer is no, learn these survival hacks. They will help you.

Can’t find a candle in a dark night? A crayon should provide you light that will last for about half an hour

Use a plastic sheet to capture water

Explore the waters using a raft made from some branches and a trap

Count the remaining hours of the day using your fingers. This should be helpful when you’re setting a camp

A wristwatch can be used as a temporary compass

An empty soda can be turned into a camp stove when you are outdoors


Turn your empty juice can into a stove.

If you ever get stuck in a situation wherein you run out of fuel and you need a light, a battery and a steel wool should help you get through.

Learn how it works here.

Cheetos and Doritos can help you start a fire. But if you don’t want to use your food, use dryer lint and Vaseline instead.

To deal with those painful blisters when running, cover it with duct tape.

Duct tape can also be used to open jars.


Create a portable stick weapon.

Consider using leaves as a bandaid

Since aloe won’t be readily available at all times, treat those itchy bites with salt water.

Use altoid cans in storing and keeping your medical supplies safe.


Generate electricity with your coins and a lemon.

Use an empty soda can to open a locked pantry door or to gain access to an empty farmhouse.

Based on what we see in apocalyptic films, the world might become hazy and dusty. To save yourself from possible respiratory diseases, use a bra cup as a dust mask.

Use dental floss in various ways—fishing, sewing, and creating  a trap.

Don’t let dental problems slow you down when running away from zombies. Brush your teeth by using a baking soda toothpaste.



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