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Worst-Case Wednesday: How to Survive Being Marooned


Imagine this: you’re a FedEx executive on board when your plane crashes and you’re marooned on a deserted island with no human contact, far away from your home. You have to find your own food and stay alive. It sounds like the plot to what could be a pretty good movie, doesn’t it? Oh wait.

Well, we may not all be Tom Hanks but if you are for whatever reason marooned on a desert island, you need to know how to survive. Turn to none other than the Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History to find the answer. Maybe you’ll grow a beard half as impressive as Chuck Noland’s. 

Posted by Marissa Stern

Worst-Case Wednesday: How to Put Out a Grill Fire

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Sometimes you want your burger well done. But too well done can become a problem when a fire erupts from the grill where you’re cooking your dinner. Barbecues are common in the summer, but accidents can happen. Here’s how you put out a grill fire, thanks to The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: Great Outdoors.

Posted by Marissa Stern

Nick & Tesla, Stuff Every American Should Know, Featured in Today’s Kindle Daily Deal

This week in “Awesome Books You Can Get for Your Kindle for a Really Good Deal” (ABYCGFYKFARGD for short), don’t miss your chance to grab some great titles, all for under $4.00! You really have no excuse.

Thanks to some sweet Kindle Daily Deals, you can pick up Stuff Every American Should Know for $1.99, and Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage and Nick and Tesla's Secret Agent Gadget Battle, each for $3.99!

Whether you were wondering about how to make the perfect all-American apple pie, or what the science-y siblings were up to now, you can find out without breaking the bank.

Get reading!

Posted by Marissa Stern

Worst-Case Wednesday: How to Survive a Family Car Trip

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Summertime is the perfect time for family vacations, and you might want to take a break from flying to spend some good ol’ family time together in the car to reach your destination. Whether it’s a two-hour trip to the beach or an 18-hour drive to Disney World, family road trips are a challenge.

There’s only so long one can play the license plate game without wanting to jump out the car window. But no matter the drive, you have to be prepared for a successful car trip, and The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook has you covered:

Posted by Marissa Stern

Worst-Case Wednesday: How to Win a Sword Fight

Just because Game of Thrones finished its fourth season and won’t return to our TVs for only the gods know how long doesn’t mean it’s totally over.

Suppose you’re yearning for that excitement of watching one of the epic sword fights and that suspense of not knowing what’s going to happen, and you decide you want to have a sword fight of your own. Or, someone else is feeling this way and challenges you to a duel (you never know).

Whether you have a tiny poker like Arya Stark’s Needle or a big ol’ slab of Valyrian steel, you also have The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook to lead you to victory. And if all else fails, just remember to stick your opponent with the pointy end. Read on to find out how to win a sword fight:

Posted by Marissa Stern

Worst-Case Wednesday: How to Escape From Killer Bees

Just looking at this is giving me hives. Get it?! Hives??

When a truck carrying up to 20 million bees (?!?!) overturned in Delaware last month, the news was all abuzz (sorry, I had to) and this week, a swarm of the buzzing pests had to be removed from the lanes of the Pennsylvania turnpike so drivers could pass through sting-free. Who knows where they will turn up next?

It sounds like a bad horror movie, but you can be prepared with the help of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook’ guide on How to Escape From Killer Bees.

Posted by Marissa Stern