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The Department of Homeland Security advises all citizens to develop an Emergency Preparedness Plan, along with a Disaster Supply Kit . . . but who has the time? Don’t panic—it’s Joey Green to the rescue! Last-Minute Survival Secrets contains more than a hundred ingenious survival tips that may sound quirky at first but really do work. You will discover how to escape perilous situations using common household products: • Start a campfire with potato chips • Create a Wi-Fi antenna from a coffee can • Repair a broken fan belt with a pair of panty hose • Prevent heatstroke with a disposable diaper • Remove cactus spines with Elmer’s glue • Open a locked suitcase with a ballpoint pen • And much, much more! The book also includes interesting and goofy sidebars related to these survival tactics and fascinating trivia to keep you entertained until FEMA arrives—which may be a while.

About the Author

Joey Green

Joey Green, a former contributing editor to National Lampoon and a former advertising copywriter at J. Walter Thompson, is the author of more than fifty (yes, fifty) books, including "Contrary to Popular Belief," "Clean It! Fix It! Eat It!," the best-selling "Joey Green's Magic Brands" series, "The Mad Scientist Handbook" series, and "You Know You've Reached Middle Age If . . ."--to name just a few.

Joey has appeared on dozens of national television shows, including "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Good Morning America," and "The View." He has been profiled in the "New York Times," "People" magazine, the "Los Angeles Times," the "Washington Post," and "USA Today," and he has been interviewed on hundreds of radio shows.

A native of Miami, Florida, and a graduate of Cornell University (where he was the political cartoonist on the "Cornell Daily Sun" and founded the campus humor magazine, the "Cornell Lunatic," still publishing to this very day) , he lives in Los Angeles.

You can visit him at www.joeygreen.com

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