The Worst-case Scenario Survival Handbook

The Worst-case Scenario Survival Handbook

Travel

eBook - 2001
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"Presents advice from experts on the techniques they would use to respond to a variety of emergency situations such as delivering a baby in a taxi, fending off a shark, landing an airplane, and others."
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2001.
ISBN: 9780811873581
0811873587
Characteristics: 1 online resource (190 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: Borgenicht, David
Contents: Getting there: How to control a runaway camel
How to stop a runaway passenger train
How to stop a car with no brakes
How to stop a runaway horse
How to crash land a plane on water
How to survive and airplane crash
People skills:
How to survive a riot
How to survive a hostage situation
How to pass a bribe
How to foil a scam artist
How to foil a UFO abduction
How to survive a mugging
How to tail a thief
How to lose someone who is following you
Getting around: How to jump from rooftop to rooftop
How to jump from a moving train
How to escape from a car hanging over the edge of a cliff
How to escape when tied up
How to ram a barricade
How to escape from the trunk of a car
How to survive a fall onto subway tracks
How to survive in a plummeting elevator
Out and about: How to survive when lost in the jungle
How to find your way without a compass
How to climb out of a well
How to navigate a minefield
How to survive a riptide
How to survive when you fall through ice
How to survive in frigid water
How to survive a trip over a waterfall
How to survive a volcanic eruption
Food and shelter: How to survive a high rise hotel fire
How to find water on a deserted island
How to purify water
How to build a shelter in the snow
How to survive a tsunami
How to survive a sandstorm
How to catch fish without a rod
How to make animal traps
Surviving Illness and injury: How to deal with a tarantula
How to treat a scorpion sting
How to cross a piranha infested river
How to treat a severed limb
How to remove a leech.
Summary: "Presents advice from experts on the techniques they would use to respond to a variety of emergency situations such as delivering a baby in a taxi, fending off a shark, landing an airplane, and others."

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