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How to Survive in the Desert

Travel Channel survival expert Mykel Hawke offers tips for safe desert traveling.

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The Animals Most Dangerous to Humans

Forget sharks. The animals most likely to harm you are much smaller — and much closer to you.

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Zip Lining Injuries Soar to All-Time High

Increasing numbers of thrill-seekers have been falling and slamming into trees and other objects.

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Lessons from the South Carolina Flood

How to prepare for a flood and what to do (and not do) when the waters rise.

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How to Survive an Attack by “Killer Bees”

They’re aggressive, they’ll chase you and they like to sting. But if you know what to do, you can leave them in the dust.

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Halloween Décor Safety Smarts

How to keep those Halloween decorations from causing more than a scare.

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The 10 Driest Places on Earth

While water shortages in the U.S. make headlines, nearly 3 billion people globally suffer from droughts.

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How to Survive an Avalanche

If you hike or ski in backcountry, be prepared.

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Aerial Firefighters to Drone Operators: "If You Fly, We Can't"

Private drones have repeatedly disrupted firefighting efforts in California.

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Score a Safety (2 Points!) at Your Football Tailgating Party

7 tips — one for each point in a touchdown — to prevent mishaps before kickoff.

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Could More Time Outside Help Kids' Eyesight?

Kids who spend more time in the great outdoors are less likely to be nearsighted, a Chinese study finds.

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13 Tips for Green Camping

Eco ideas for an Earth-friendly escape

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Can Trees Make You Younger?

Want to feel like you got a $10,000 raise and turned 7 years younger? Look to the nearest tree-lined street.

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What's Lurking in Your Leaf Pile?

Look before you (or your kids) leap.

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane: 10 Myths about These Deadly Storms

If you think you should tape your windows, crack them open or head to a high floor, think again.