Debunking 9 Seemingly Helpful Survival Myths

  • We love a good urban myth. It gives us some mystery and entertainment, and because we're superstitious that the myth could be true, we tend to follow whatever it says.

    Some myths, such as the old wives' tale about pregnancy and how to tell the gender of your baby, are harmless. Other myths can put your life at risk. There are certain ones that tell you how to react in a certain survival situation. For example, what can you do when you cross paths with a bear? How about if you get bitten by a snake? In a moment of desperation, you might heed the seemingly helpful advice of these myths. However, you could be making a big mistake and end up in an even worse situation!

    So, let's take a look at 9 survival myths that could actually harm you more than they help you!

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