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Planning For Thanksgiving During The Pandemic

Although we're about to start the Labor Day weekend, nearly a quarter of Americans worry about the holidays during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Is Reusing A Single-Use Plastic Bottle Safe?

Is using a single-use plastic bottle over and over again a good way to reduce waste?
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Are Children Playgrounds Too Safe?

Not too long ago in the recent past, kid playgrounds were brutal. Asphalt-covered ground with hard metal monkey bars, slides frayed ropes were common. But today's playgrounds are vastly different. With safety being the prime directive, everything about playgrounds, from the materials used to the...
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The Code That Can Open Nearly Any Hotel Room Safe

If you thought putting your valuables inside a hotel safe ensured their security, you might be wrong. In fact, those tiny boxes do little to guarantee your prized possessions' safety. Most hotel rooms contain a Safloc digital safe in the room, where you enter a four-digit code and "enter" to lock...
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To Microwave, Or Not To Microwave!

Microwaves are great for certain purposes, but not for others. More often than not, you’re going to need to put your foods and drinks in something to microwave them and that needs to be deemed "microwave safe." There is virtually no debate that a glass plate, cup or container is the safest to use...
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Keeping Your Pets Calm During Fireworks Displays

We arrived at the time of the year that many Americans celebrate the birth of our Nation with a display of fireworks. While the booms and flashes of light delight many people, it is torture for our pets. To minimize the stress on your pets, here are some of the best ways to keep your dogs and cat...
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Chernobyl Miniseries Boosts Tourism By 35 Percent

HBO may have blown it with the end of Game of Thrones but they have hit a home run with Chernobyl, claiming the number one spot on IMDb’s all-time TV ranking s just days after the limited series concluded. Watching the chilling recreation of the 1986 nuclear disaster has boosted tourism to the...
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Casual Visitor Cracks Safe That No One Had Been Able To Do For 40 Years

Visitors to the Vermilion Heritage Museum in Alberta have been trying to crack the code for 40-years of a safe that has been locked tight and unable to be opened by even a locksmith. Countless visitors to the museum, which opened in the mid 1990s, had tinkered with the dial over the years to no...
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Homemade Sunscreens Are Not As Effective In Protecting Your Skin From Damage

Last week a FDA report found that chemicals used in sunscreens are absorbed through the skin at higher levels than previously thought . That began the search to find all natural sunscreens where people could make their own from recipes found online and on social media sites. That prompted...
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Is DEET Safe?

With the return of the hot weather, our nemesis the mosquito will once again be out in full force. For many years researchers and experts have said the truly effective way to prevent bites from mosquitos and many other pests is from using an insect repellent that contains DEET. Although experts...
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