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A well-stocked first aid kit is an essential item for anyone concerned with disaster or survival preparedness. We take a look below at ten essentials every first aid kit should contain. You’ll want to keep everything in a water-proof box and store it cool, dark place. #1 Antiseptic Wash The ideal way to clean a fresh wound is with soap and water, but this isn’t practical in most austere condition scenarios. A good alternative is an antiseptic wash in a plastic bottle that, when squeezed comes out in a stream forceful enough to flush dirt particles out of a wound....

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MYTH #1: Tornadoes are always clearly visible. Tornadoes can be obscured, or even made completely invisible, due to rain or nearby clouds. We tend to want to see things for ourselves—seeing is believing—and almost every popular depiction of tornadoes, they stand out dramatically. The truth is, you may not be able to see a tornado before it’s on top of you. Tornadoes very often coincide with heavy rain and dark clouds that makes them difficult or impossible to spot—until it’s too late. MYTH #2: You can out-drive a tornado. Tornadoes can travel at speeds well in excess of sixty miles...

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