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12 Lifesaving Facts Everyone Should Know About

When a difficult situation arises, not loosing your calm and thinking logically is of the essence. If you panic, you can't blame your stars because as they say "God helps those who help themselves." 

Here are a few facts which you should always remember and implement when the need arises. Always remember quick and logical thinking, and a strong understanding of the situation at hand is of the utmost importance.

Do not panic, have a presence of mind and work accordingly. Face these difficult situations with a smile.

 12 Lifesaving Facts Everyone Should Know About

12 Lifesaving Facts Everyone Should Know About

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1) If someone is stabbed or punctured by a sharp object, leave it inside.

1) If someone is stabbed or punctured by a sharp object, leave it inside.

Do not pull it out the blood loss will be even more if you pull it out.

2) If you get stuck in a rip tide, swim parallel to and not towards the shore.

2) If you get stuck in a rip tide, swim parallel to and not towards the shore.

Rip tides are not so much tides as currents; secondly, these currents move from the shore to the sea with startling rapidity and are powerful enough to drag an unsuspecting person with them. If a person begins to swim in a panicky desperation towards the shore he will tire himself and drown.

3) If you are crying for help, be specific about the person.

3) If you are crying for help, be specific about the person.

Like you might say, "the lady with the umbrella please help me". It will help avoid the bystander effect.

In case of emergency, call 911 even if you don't have a SIM in the phone, as it will still connect.

In case of emergency, call 911 even if you don't have a SIM in the phone, as it will still connect.

Or in other countries you could dial 112.

If the picture has a red eye due to flash in only 1 eye, it could be Retinoblastoma, a type of cancer.

If the picture has a red eye due to flash in only 1 eye, it could be Retinoblastoma, a type of cancer.

Retinoblastoma is a dangerous tumour on the retina, caused due to excessive growth of retinoblasts , the cells that build up the retina. These tumours can spread to other parts of the eye and then to other organs too. Often, The victims are children below the age of 5. Over 300 children are diagnosed with the disease every year.

In case of fire stoop low! Breathable air will be closer to the ground.

In case of fire stoop low! Breathable air will be closer to the ground.

If a man pees on a preganacy test kit and it appears positive it is a sign of Testicular Cancer.

If a man pees on a preganacy test kit and it appears positive it is a sign of Testicular Cancer.

Get yourself into the oncologist's clinic fast!

If bubbles in your coffee are concentrated at the center, expect rain or stormy weather that day.

If bubbles in your coffee are concentrated at the center, expect rain or stormy weather that day.

Coconut water is isotonic and sterile if the husk is intact.

Coconut water is isotonic and sterile if the husk is intact.

It can be directly interjected into blood through an IV if the need be.

Scientists use Calvin Klein's perfume – "Obsession for Men" – to count the population of wild cats such as cheetahs, tigers, and jaguars as these are attracted to the smell.

 Scientists use Calvin Klein’s perfume – “Obsession for Men” – to count the population of wild cats such as cheetahs, tigers, and jaguars as these are attracted to the smell.

So don't you use this while you are on a safari.

Never ever stop in a driver's blind spot. You will invite accidents.

Never ever stop in a driver's blind spot. You will invite accidents.

The areas which cannot be seen by a driver through the driver's rear-view and side-view mirrors are called Blind spots. Driving in the blind spot of a driver puts you are at higher risk of being in an accident than otherwise.

Canes have edible roots, so if you are stuck and hungry, do not hesitate to eat them to save your life.

Canes have edible roots, so if you are stuck and hungry, do not hesitate to eat them to save your life.

Cattails contain high levels of Manganese and other vital minerals, which can help humans sustain for long. They contain high levels of starch, and all the parts of the plant are edible. Cattails are also rich sources of vitamins A, B, and C, and Phosphorus and Potassium.

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