Do you know any facts that could potentially save someone’s life? : If you’re ever stuck in the cold, please DON’T DRINK ALCOHOL. But I figure, waterborne illnesses aren’t life threatening in North America (you’re not going to get cholera from a mountain stream), whereas dehydration can cloud your mind and kill you. And even if you drank giardia (which is pretty unlikely if you’re lost in the woods, since it’s mostly transmitted through human feces), it takes a full week to incubate. It’s not that bad, really.”Do you know any facts that could be real lifesavers?