- Why, if you have to go into cardiac arrest, a Vegas casino is a great place to do so.
- Why it's important to listen to the flight attendant's safety briefing.
- Things you shouldn't do when your conveyance leaves you floating in the ocean.
- Why "Losing Your Religion" in a crisis can actually have a deleterious effect on your chances of seeing your next birthday.
Monday, February 15, 2010
Having read Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why, I was intrigued when I saw a copy of The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life at the book store. I took it home to read, and I wasn't disappointed. In amongst the anecdotes (which are unfortunately occasionally treated as the plural of "data") are such topics as: