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Better radar, tracking systems lead to safest air travel since 1945

Feb 12, 2013
Today marks four years to the day since the last fatal crash of a commercial airliner in the U.S. In addition, the New York Times points out that last year was the safest for global air travel since 1945.
Posted In: Airlines, safety, Tech

NRA calls for armed guards in every school

Dec 21, 2012
The executive director of the National Rifle Association proposes having "good guys with guns" protect school children from "bad guys with guns."
Posted In: guns, Education, safety

The costs and the limits of school security

Dec 19, 2012
Schools are willing to spend to make schools safe, but security systems aren't a panacea.
Posted In: Newtown, school security, safety

Reconsidering digital devices at takeoff and landing

Aug 29, 2012
Does it really matter if we turn off our Kindles and iPads before the plane takes off?
Posted In: Kindle, aviation, safety, digital devices, hacking

The dangers of summer fun

Aug 8, 2012
Some of America's favorite summertime activities may be fun, but they come with a lot of risks.
Posted In: summer, safety, death, recreation, swimming, biking

Handguns and the economics of safety

Jun 22, 2012
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland heads to the shooting range to learn about the cost of gun ownership and home safety (and takes on a zombie while she's at it)
Posted In: gun, safety, personal security

Throw out that milk: A guide to food expiration dates

Jun 8, 2012
You buy food, it sits in your fridge, and you wonder what to throw out when. Finally, here's a definitive guide to expiration dates that goes beyond what's printed on the carton.
Posted In: Food, safety

The ultra-connected car of the future

Jan 11, 2012
Will a wired up car make you safer or more at-risk?
Posted In: CES, cars, SYNC, apps, safety

This fashion could save your life

Sep 23, 2011
Mother loves to ride her bike, but she can't stand the helmet-head she gets while protecting her noggin. The solution: Hövding. Fashion designers...
Posted In: bicycle, fashion, helmet, safety

Cell phones are a huge road hazard

Jul 8, 2011
Did we know this? Yes we knew this. But did we know cell phones are being blamed for up to 25% of all U.S. car crashes? Yikes. This, according to a...
Posted In: cars, safety, Transportation

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