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Learn How to do CPR from These 5 Hilarious Videos

Elli Bishop | Jul 15, 2013 | Safety Tips

In 2011, The American Heart Association began the push for hands-only CPR. This campaign encouraged bystanders to step up when needed, without the awkward and unsanitary mouth-to-mouth part. We compiled six fun and informational videos…

10 Ways to Stay Safe at the Water Park

Hillary Johnston | May 16, 2017 | Child and Baby Safety

Water parks across the country are the hot spots for people to cool off and beat the heat in the summer. All these water attractions, cooling sprays, waves, and wild rides are great fun, but…

Bank’s Ad Gives us a Frightening Look at Identity Theft

Elli Bishop | Jul 11, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

In this digital age, everything is online, including chronicles of our lives. We share our photos, name, hometown, interests and sometimes much more on the web. The ease at which hackers can gain our financial…

Manything App Turns Your Old iPhone Into a Home Surveillance System

Elli Bishop | Jul 10, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

If you live in a mobile home and want to use surveillance apps to keep an eye on things while you’re away, most companies will require you have a current security system installed. While these…

The Perks of SimpliSafe

Hillary Johnston | Oct 9, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

Among all the big names in home security, some of the little guys don’t get talked about as often. However, some of the smaller companies are able to offer deals and services that bigger companies…

Beware: Burglars Prowl University Campus

Hillary Johnston | May 4, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Recently, there have been dorm break-ins at University of California, Los Angeles. Two break-ins have occurred in five days, and in both cases the intruder gained access to dorm rooms through open windows. The police…

What is a Smart Home?

Hillary Johnston | Jun 19, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

A smart home is something straight out of the future, bringing to mind depictions from popular TV shows, such as The Jetsons. Technology features on such shows once seem far-fetched but now seem inevitable. Current…

Security System Helps Rescue a 16-Year-Old Girl

Elli Bishop | Jul 29, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

Today’s video reminds us of how valuable a home security system can be, not only for a home’s residents, but also for the surrounding community. Watch as a 16-year-old girl in Dublin, California escapes from…

iPhone App Features Spy-like Technology

Hillary Johnston | Oct 9, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

With the growing popularity of iPhones among smartphones, there are many devices that have been launched to enhance the abilities of iPhones. The latest and greatest of these devices is called Stratus, which is a…

5 Benefits of Knowing Your Apartment Neighbors

Hillary Johnston | Oct 8, 2013 | Focus on Community

When you live in an apartment, your safety concerns are unique. You live in close proximity to your neighbors, as well as a fair amount of foot traffic. The vast majority of the time, burglars…