Okay, I just saw some­thing on the Dis­cov­ery show Man, Woman, Wild I thought was pret­ty cool…  I am sure this is not good for the long term, but for a short term sur­vival sit­u­a­tion, pret­ty cool.

I am a fan of Myke Hawke.  I have his book “Hawke’s Green Beret Sur­vival Man­u­al.”

I just saw Myke boil water in a plas­tic bot­tle over a fire.  Now, keep in mind I’m no physics pro­fes­sor, but by keep­ing the water and bot­tle far enough away from flame allowed the water to keep the bot­tle cool enough not to melt the plas­tic, and in a short peri­od of time, the water boiled killing the par­a­sites, etc. in the water.

Curios­i­ty got to me so I did a lit­tle Google search and here is what I found:

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