Answers.com (may have) saved Scott Stead’s life.

That’s right. Answers.com not only prevents forest fires (or something) but we saved blogger/writer/idea machine Scott Stead‘s life with our information on breathing fire and building flamethrowers (that’s right). Scott was going to attempt the feats and decided his ‘sticky bits’ weren’t worth torching after reading up on the art on Answers.com.

Here he tells his not-so-fiery tale to Shaya at SXSW: