YSK scrap prices are continuing to fall and the people that live off it are struggling to survive. <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>At one point in time people's entire income consisted off of scrap. People turned to collecting(sometimes stealing) scrap steel…
TIL: Rice does not need to grow in water, but since it can survive it, is done so to control weeds and other pests- creating higher yields. submitted by Triscuits- [link] [1022 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned
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YSK: there is a YouTube channel that teaches you how to survive in the wild. Making huts and tools from scratch using only natural materials in the wild. Enjoy! https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCAL3JXZSzSm8AlZyD3nQdBA submitted by BRBLOLWTF [link] [comment] Source: You Should Know
If someone can survive 3 minutes without air, does a murderer have to strangle them for 3 minutes? Just asking…for…a friend. Just kidding fell down the Wikipedia rabbit hole and was reading about serial killer Gary Ridgway, the most prolific…
If I was locked inside a steel box and dropped from the sky, how much padding would need to be on the interior walls to survive unharmed? Assuming I reach terminal velocity submitted by PurpleVoltage [link] [5 comments] Source: reddit…
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TIL that up until the 1960’s, black Americans with cars could purchase a “Green Book” that would tell them which towns across America had colored facilities, which towns didn’t accept black people out after dark, and which places to avoid…
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YSK how to survive in a mass shooting. I found an excellent article on practices to follow when stuck in a mass shooting. http://indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com/how-to-survive-a-mass-shooting-1726863100 Hugely informative. submitted by ritvik1512 [link] [comment] Source: You Should Know
YSK that Uncooked rice can contain spores of Bacillus cereus, a bacterium that can cause food poisoning. When the rice is cooked, the spores can survive. If the rice is left standing at room temperature, the spores can grow into…
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YSK How To Survive and Thrive On Crutches So I originally posted this as a reply in a thread on LPT, but it seems to have been lost in the midst of the hundreds of other posts. I considered making…
YSK How to Identify and Survive Rip Currents It's summer time (in the US) and people are heading to the beach. It's estimated that 80% of surf-related rescues are attributed to Rip Currents. Rip Currents kill 100 people each year…