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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Frostbite
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Snakebite
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Jellyfish
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The Problem with Bee Venom Therapy

Does bee venom therapy work? Stings cause pain, itching, or even death in some people, so how might potential benefits outweigh the risks?

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8 of the Worst Stinging Insects

Generally, humans try to avoid getting stung by insects. However, in the name of science, the betterment of humanity, and pure curiosity, there are brave people out there who willingly subject themselves to the business end of the most potent stinging insects in the world!

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Ruthe Cartoons – BUBBLES “Christmas Special”

BUBBLES is a series about Barry and Sting, two dudes in a fishtank. This episode is a Christmas Special.

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Ruthe Cartoons – BUBBLES – Episode 06 – The band-aid

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Ruthe Cartoons – BUBBLES – Episode 04 – Message in a Bottle

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