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Chilean Miner Rescue: The Video Game

It took a team of engineers and a massive battalion of supporters 69 days to pull 33 Chilean miners from nearly half-a-mile beneath the Earth’s surface. How long will it take you? Chilean design firm Root33 created this flash game adaptation which brings gamers through the process of Plan B. If you understand Spanish, biographical information about every miner is ...

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How Many Chest Compressions Is It Again? Check The Blanket

Survival equipment doesn’t come in a more affordable price than the Heatsheets Survival Blanket. At $6, this blanket takes survival gear to the next step, killing two birds with one stone. Not only does it come in a bright orange color with a reflective stripe so airborne rescuers can spot you from long distances but it also reflects up to ...

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Seascout Aquatic Rescue Robot Won’t Leave You Stranded

Shipwrecked? No worries. I’ve got this Seascout aquatic rescue robot. It replaces all the bikini-clad Baywatch babes you wished would rescue you. Pamela Anderson can’t swim in hazardous conditions even with flotation devices, but Seascout can. The idea is that anyone stranded in the water could use a GPS tracker to summon the rescue robot to come scoop them up ...

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Water Rescue Craft For The Stranded

Being stranded on an island of ice off the coast of Alaska is a total buzz kill. Luckily, Vince had the iceRESC water rescue craft to save us. Otherwise, I’d most likely be drinking my own urine for nourishment. With caterpillar tracks for easy travel in water as well as over ice, this rescue craft is far from diverse without ...

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Giant insect spider robot from outer space…we mean Earth. Sorry FBI

This spider robot looks a lot scarier than it really is. In fact, it might save your life. The Ellos RescueBot is designed to reach untraversable areas where humans can’t squeeze their meager two legs into, sort of like the Amoeba Bot. The damage resistant robot is a perfect example of Asimov’s laws of robotics. It saves you without getting ...

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