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Surviving Natural Hazards


Avalanches On The Loose

By: Jen Mattson

Early season avalanche fatalities and incidents expose the need for education, and a targeted Web site fills the gap.

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Fire Starting Fire

Survival Lab: Light ‘Em Up

By: Ted Alvarez

Wet, cold, lost, hungry: In desperate times, nothing improves your changes of survival more than a roaring blaze. We tested every fuel source under the sun to show you how to start a fire every time.

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Weather Anecdotes: Explained

Mnemonics make it easy to remember weather sayings and make weather predictions, but is there any truth behind the prediction rhymes?

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