Survival Skills 

This Man Was Able To Survive Underwater For 3 Days Before His Rescue

Life doesn’t always work out the way you want it to. Maybe you didn’t get that promotion, or maybe, if you’re anything like Harrison Okene, the ship you were working on capsized, sunk, and left you trapped inside of a rapidly shrinking air bubble for three days. It might sound insane, but this actually happened. Okene had to survive for three days inside of a capsized boat at the bottom of the ocean before being rescued. Okene was working as a cook on a tug boat operating off the coast…

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Survival Skills 

Getting Attacked By A Great White Shark Is Exactly As Scary As You’d Imagine.

BREAKING: getting attacked by one of the most fearsome predators in the world is scary. (Shocking, I know.) No matter how much you prepare yourself for a potential shark attack, you’re still going to be absolutely terrified if it ever happens. Just see for yourself. This video was captured by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s REMUS “SharkCam.” Safe in your own home, you can experience what has to be the worst encounter the deep, blue sea has to offer. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 (H/T Slate) Although great white sharks are naturally terrifying, there have…

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Survival Skills 

These Deep-Sea Divers Are Feeding Some Seriously Terrifying Creatures

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); When it comes to creatures of the deep, it’s not uncommon for us to rightly fear big baddies like sharks, but eels can be just as terrifying. Take the freaky-looking wolf eel, for example. The wolf eel is a rather large animal that burrows into rock crevices of varying depths, and it’s known for its powerful bite. This bite is used for eating shellfish like mussels and clams. While they’re rarely aggressive, they have been known to have a taste for human flesh if provoked. While…

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Survival Skills 

What Tourists Saw Lurking Beneath A Kayaker Gave Them A Heart Attack

Everything was warm and sunny on a beautiful pier in Panama City Beach, Florida, until, like an ominous scene from Jaws, the dark outline of a shark was seen lurking beneath the crystal-clear waters. Watch as those looking on from the pier shout in horror as it heads straight for an unsuspecting kayaker… //launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js Luckily, this wasn’t a great white, but a basking shark. Though it is the second-largest fish in the sea, it prefers to eat tiny plankton over single-manned canoes. It seems this shark is just doing what…

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Survival Skills 

While Filming His Daughter Underwater, This Father Noticed Something Disturbing

The truth is, sharks have very little interest in being seen by humans, but one in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, couldn’t help but enjoy a close-up. A father and his daughter were testing out their new GoPro at Papamoa Beach, when suddenly a shark came dangerously close, swimming right next to them. (via Daily Mail) According to the comments on YouTube, the man filming was actually even hit by the shark! I know GoPro’s slogan is “Be a Hero,” but this might be too much to ask of…

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