Genius hacks that could save your life

These essential hacks are survival tricks that everyone should know about

#10 In case you get caught in a riptide, swim parallel to the shore

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It may be unlikely, but swimming in the ocean is all fun and games until a riptide traps you. If this happens to you, try your best to swim parallel to the shore, not towards it. Even if you end up swimming further out, you will eventually be free of the current and then you can calmly make your way back inland.