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  • Survival of extremely preterm infants varies between hospitals
    Survival of extremely preterm infants varies between hospitals
    In recent decades, significant progress has been made in the treatment available for premature infants. There is a limit below which survival is impossible; however, that limit has continued to inch downward. A new study has found that survival is...
  • Dust storm in Sydney, Australia
    Could you survive outdoors if you were forced to?
    Are you ready for what may be just around the corner? Could you really survive an unexpected ordeal that would put you outdoors for an extended period of time?Some people call those who prepare for disasters “preppers”; others just say...
  • Tunnels in Turkey
    Should preppers consider living underground?
    If you must.National Geographic reports the following: “Massive Underground City Found in Cappadocia Region of Turkey, Subterranean retreat may have sheltered thousands of people in times of trouble.”When disaster strikes, one needs a...
  • Halo Found Hope by Helo Matzelle
    Author Helo Matzelle Found Ray of Hope in Darkest of Circumstances
    Helo Matzelle thought her relationship with God was as good as it could get. As a busy stay-at-home mom and devoted wife, she would have described her life as beautiful. Then, one Friday afternoon in 2011, her life changed. In her new book, Halo...
  • Early season fly fishing: Cold water survival
    Early season fly fishing: Cold water survival
    Early season fly fishing is upon us and it's looking pretty cold. This morning's air temp, as read in my car while I drove along Owego Creek, was a bone-chilling 5 degrees. The creek itself had skim ice forming in the slack water areas,...
  • 'Kalahari' by Jessica Khoury: Young adult survival/ scifi story
    'Kalahari' by Jessica Khoury: Young adult survival/ scifi story
    Jessica Khoury stays true to her theme of evil corporate entity messing with nature in "Kalahari." Khoury, like several adult authors (Michael Crichton and Robin Cook, to name a couple), keeps to a consistent theme in her first three...
  • New study shows emperor penguins may survive climate change
    New study shows emperor penguins may survive climate change
    Emperor penguins, the iconic waddlers that can handle temperatures a low as negative 76 degrees Fahrenheit, may survive global climate change in the same place they survived the last ice age. This is the hopeful conclusion of research conducted by...
  • Snowed in
    Using snow to insulate your off grid cabin
    Most people have probably heard about the tremendous insulating factors of snow. It is true that people that have found themselves stuck in a survival situation has dug themselves a deep hole and buried themselves in the snow, in the hole, and...
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    Dying Light (Xbox One) Review: I Just Don't Care
    When I began watching stuff roll in for Dying Light I began to have flashback, deja vu even. Of what you may ask? Dead Island. You all remember that game I am sure. The one with really good trailers, a lot of hype, and who could forget the...
  • Cold weather grips Eastern US, could get colder, winter cold survival warnings
    Cold weather grips Eastern US, could get colder, winter cold survival warnings
    February is about warm hearts, but also cold hands. Winter 2015 has much of the eastern U.S. gripped in frigid cold temperatures and it's likely to get colder reported the Associated Press Feb. 19. On Feb. 20, many Michigan schools closed not...
  • Could you make it in the wild? Learn Bear Grylls' survival skills at a NY resort
    Could you make it in the wild? Learn Bear Grylls' survival skills at a NY resort
    Bear Grylls is a badass. He has a black belt in karate and was one of the youngest people ever to ascend Mount Everest. He’s run through forest fires, eaten snakes, jumped out of planes, wrestled alligators, and performed all sorts of other...
  • New drug combats aggressive breast cancers
    New drug combats aggressive breast cancers
    On February 3, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug that has showed promising results for women with aggressive estrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer. The new drug, IBRANCE (palbociclib), provides a new treatment...
  • Survival is about being Persistent
    Survival is about being Persistent
    “Survivor.” What comes to mind when you see or hear this word? A victim of a disease or of a perverted crime? A TV show? We’re all survivors in that every day, we do something to stay alive—life-saving things we don’t...
  • The Henry AR-7 Survival Rifle
    The Henry AR-7 is THE ultimate survival tool
    Howdy campers. I don't like opening on a sour note, but I did a little research and found something that I want to share. Since November, seven people have been reported as lost or needed rescue efforts, in Utah alone. Thankfully, everyone has...
  • H1Z1 screen
    Despite its rough Early Access launch, 'H1Z1' rocks
    Last year, Examiner received a hands-off demonstration of the upcoming massively multiplayer online zombie-survival game, H1Z1, and we were not impressed. It's been a while since we've seen from the game, but now that Early Access is...
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