8 Survival Myths That Will Definitely Make Things Worse

You might think you know how to survive if you end up stranded in the wild, but those tips you read on the internet might just make things worse!

Some tips seem too good to be true, and they are. Others are ingrained enough to be common knowledge, except they’re wrong.

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Eating snow
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Cactus juice
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Alcohol
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Frostbite
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Snakebite
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Jellyfish
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Thumbnail:
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/caveman-gm157533887-11308958

The Biggest Sloth That Ever Lived, and 6 Other Gigantic Animals

Sometimes it seems like the past favored large animals, but it turns out that each one on this list has a different reason for its size.

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KING’S QUEST V on NES (Part 5) | Expansion

Of all the things to expand upon, they chose the catacomb maze.

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KING’S QUEST V on NES (Part 4) | Karma

The word of the day is: HUBRIS

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KING’S QUEST V on NES (Part 3) | Rave

The thumping of the bass redeems everything.

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KING’S QUEST V on NES (Part 2) | Censorship

Nectar of the… WHAT NOW?!

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KING’S QUEST V on NES (Part 1) | A Step Backwards

The translation from PC to Nintendo was a.. troubled one.

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