Hypothermia is a life-threatening condition that can occur if a person gets too cold. (The word literally means “low [body] temperature.”) Here’s how to recognise it, and what to do if you’re with somebody who is showing symptoms.
Pepper spray (including the brand name Mace) causes extreme stinging and burning in the eyes and nose. If you’ve been pepper sprayed, you’ll need to flush the chemical out. Water works, but it’s not the only option.
Video: I don’t know why they don’t teach things such as basic toilet plunging in school — years ago, it would have saved me from horror film-like screams, a teary phone call with my dad, and an afternoon of disinfection.