We like to think that we would remain cool, calm, and collected in an emergency situation. However, the best way to ensure it actually works out that way is to be prepared, and have a plan for the worst case scenario. You have seen the devastation that a tsunami can cause, but do you know how to spot one, or what to do if you can’t find high ground? We will give you some simple tips that may see you through an absolute disaster. During a house fire, it turns out that the most dangerous thing you have to worry about is the smoke. Get low to the ground, protect your face, and get out the safest way possible. Hitting someone with a wooden object is generally frowned upon in polite society, but the rules are a bit different if someone is being electrocuted, and it just may save your life one day. You may know how to perform the Heimlich maneuver on someone else, but did you know that you can do it on yourself as well? You only have a couple of minutes to dislodge the object, but you can do so just as effectively as another person could. If you find yourself stranded in the desert, don’t panic. We have some simple ways that you can locate a water source, without trying to pry open a cactus. On the other hand, if you end up somewhere cold, don’t try quench your thirst by eating snow, or you might end up in an even worse situation.