Safety & security

How safe is checked baggage?

When you fly, should you be concerned about putting more than clothes and shoes in your checked baggage? How safe is your luggage on most airlines?

What is malware? The basics

Malware is short for ‘malicious software,’ and includes viruses and spyware that get installed on your computer without your consent.

What is phishing? The basics

When internet fraudsters impersonate a business to trick you into giving out your personal information, it’s called phishing. Phishing: The bottom line Don’t reply to email, text, or pop-up messages

Is Teflon cookware safe?

Is Teflon cookware safe? Like almost any object or substance, improper use of a Teflon coated pan can potentially cause some problems. Find out more here.

6 surprising home fire hazards

An alarming number of appliance fires are caused by the units themselves, as opposed to human error. Here’s a look at some important home fire hazards.

Tips to prevent dog bites

Nearly 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year, half of these are children. One in five dog bites results in injuries serious enough to require medical attention. Why

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Why confidence matters

We spend a lot of time and effort developing our skills and abilities, but there’s one key element that can hold us back despite all of our efforts: our confidence.