Not really a literary matter but a life matter. And I am extremely big on proper survival techniques and security training. No matter the environment, conditions, or situation.
Just about everyone knows that you should never text and drive, and that you should stop, drop, and roll if you catch on fire.
But life can also throw situations at us for which we don’t have a quick, handy response.
Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a huge impact if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation.
You might want to save these for later.
Your brain can’t handle walking and using your phone at the same time — so look up.
Safety adviser Murali Krishnan points out that walking and using your phone both demand large amounts of cognitive effort.
As a result, you can’t fully focus on both at the same time in the same way you can with walking and gum-chewing, for instance. You’ll suffer “inattention blindness,” where you may see an…
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