Last-Minute Survival Secrets
128 Ingenious Tips to Endure the Coming Apocalypse and Other Minor Inconveniences
The Department of Homeland Security advises all citizens to develop an Emergency Preparedness Plan, along with a Disaster Supply Kit . . . but who has the time? Don’t panic—it’s Joey Green to the rescue! Last-Minute Survival Secrets contains more than a hundred ingenious survival tips that may sound quirky at first but really do work. You will discover how to escape perilous situations using common household products:
• Start a campfire with potato chips
• Create a Wi-Fi antenna from a coffee can
• Repair a broken fan belt with a pair of panty hose
• Prevent heatstroke with a disposable diaper
• Remove cactus spines with Elmer’s glue
• Open a locked suitcase with a ballpoint pen
• And much, much more!
The book also includes interesting and goofy sidebars related to these survival tactics and fascinating trivia to keep you entertained until FEMA arrives—which may be a while. It’s the perfect resource for armchair survivalists, budding MacGyvers, and adventurists on a budget.
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Chicago Review Press, 9781613749852, 240pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2014
About the Author
Joey Green is the author of more than 50 books, including Joey Green’s Fix-It Magic, The Ultimate Mad Scientist Handbook, and Polish Your Furniture with Panty Hose. He has written for Rolling Stone, National Lampoon, Time, and more.