December 5, 2012 • Crafting, Handbooks: Worst-Case
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With all the running around for the holidays, sometimes you can forget the most important things. Sometimes it's a kid, other times, it's an important part of your holiday tradition.
If Hanukkah arrives and you are without a menorah or candles, you will have to make your own. So here's an excerpt from the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Holidays by David Borgenicht and Joshua Piven, to teach you how to make menorah candles out of crayons.
November 28, 2012 • Handbooks: Worst-Case
With the release of the new Bond film Skyfall, I cannot help but nostalgically recall many of the insane physical feats James Bond exhibits in the Bond films.
For example, who hasn’t wanted the chance to maneuver on top of a train and try to get inside one of the cars? Possibly while fighting someone? Of course, it’s easier said than done. I’d probably lose my balance instantaneously, and fall from the speeding train. I’m definitely more of a fit for a Jackass film, rather than a James Bond one. .
Oh well, these exciting instructions from The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht doesn’t stop me from dreaming of succeeding nonetheless!
November 21, 2012 • Handbooks: Worst-Case
After stuffing yourself guiltlessly on Thanksgiving, you must prepare your battle strategy for Black Friday. Every year, you run the risk of having your battle plans thwarted by a mad frenzy of shoppers. If you’re at Costco, there is also the added risk of being crushed flat by those very heavy, Hummer-like shopping carts.
I know I’ll need some good tactics to help stealthily weed through crowds of frenzied shoppers, and try to snatch any remaining boxes of the new Nintendo Wii-U.
With this advice from The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Holidays by David Borgenicht and Joshua Piven, you can even evade the craziest flock of rampant Wal-Mart shoppers on Black Friday!
November 14, 2012 • Handbooks: Worst-Case
Thanks to Twilight, people have ceased to believe that vampires are blood-thirsty murderers. Bella Swan would have been long dead if she tried dating Dracula.
Anyways, anyone watching Breaking Dawn Part 2 is far more vulnerable to being attacked by vampires after leaving the midnight showing. Who knows if vampires are studying popular culture’s opinion of vampires, and changing their disarming disguise accordingly?
It’s best not to go to the cinema unprepared, as your vampire killer might very well be wearing body shimmer! Here is some insider advice from The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Extreme Edition by David Borgenicht and Joshua Piven that will help you avoid these intelligent killers.
October 24, 2012 • Handbooks: Worst-Case
Fall is here. That means cool weather, changing foliage, and enjoying harvest festivals, hayrides, and corn mazes.
Well, for some of us anyway.
Me? I don't do corn mazes. Have you ever seen Children of the Corn? No thanks. I'll hang out with that guy wearing flannel making apple cider, because there is always a guy doing that.
You go ahead, but before you do, learn how to survive if you find children in those cornfields, thanks to the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Guide: Paranormal by David Borgenicht and Ben H. Winters.
October 17, 2012 • Handbooks: Worst-Case
Photo by Mark Skipper
With the weather getting colder, the time for jumping into a deep, refreshing lake (possibly off a small cliff and/or waterfall) has long since passed.
So chances are, if you're about to take a plunge off a waterfall these days, it's accidental. Or you're at some exotic location on vacation. If that's the case, why didn't you bring me? Jerk.
Anyhow, it's best to be prepared. So here's how you survive a trip over a waterfall, thanks to the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht.