safety

rideshare

China Suspends Carpool App After Two Passengers Murdered

Hitch, run by rideshare app Didi Chuxing, has been shut down for the time being.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.11.18
safety

A Country That Has More Than 100 Nukes Is Just Owning Itself

A new report out today shows that launching more than 100 nukes puts the aggressor country at risk of starving its own population.
Matthew Gault
6.13.18
Self-Driving Cars

Self-Driving Cars Will Get Ethics Lessons in Virtual Reality

Immersive digital environments can test our response to life-or-death scenarios.
Corin Faife
7.10.17
super

Homeland Security Will Begin “Heightened Screening” of Phones on All US-Bound Flights

In March, the agency announced a ban on electronics on US-bound flights coming from the Middle East and North Africa.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.28.17
suicide prevention

Facebook’s New Algorithm Combs Posts to Identify Potentially Suicidal Users

The site needs to strike a delicate balance between privacy and safety, but experts say it’s the right move.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.3.17
dogs

It's a Dog's Life

Ripley the labrador wore a GPS and activity tracking gadget. It helped his owner spot a serious problem.
Kate Watson
1.2.17
Health

Examining the Lethality of the Booby Traps in ‘Home Alone’

Blowtorches and bricks are the ingredients for a medical emergency.
Kevin Wong
12.22.16
News

A Canadian Province Is Refusing to Release Pipeline Safety Reports

A July spill caused a Saskatchewan city to shut down its water treatment plant.
Jordan Pearson
12.20.16
Internet

The Most Dangerous Places To Play 'Pokemon Go'

Catching ‘em all can be hazardous to your health.
Kevin Wong
12.14.16
Twitter

After Trump Targets Union Leader, Twitter Says Rules Apply to All Accounts

On Wednesday a union leader received a number of abusive phone calls after Donald Trump criticized him on Twitter.
Joseph Cox
12.8.16
videos

Watch a Turkey Fryer Burst Into Flames (For Your Own Safety)

The National Fire Protection Association strongly discourages the use of turkey fryers, as their safety video shows.
Madison Margolin
11.23.16
argentina

Why Women Could Be the Key to Uber’s Success in Argentina

Newly decriminalized in Buenos Aires, Uber may benefit from the bad reputation that traditional taxis have with women.
Meaghan Beatley
11.11.16
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