safety

Trying To Decide If You Should Fly? Two Scientists Are Here To Help

Trying To Decide If You Should Fly? Two Scientists Are Here To Help

Passengers onboard an American Airlines flight to Charlotte, North Carolina, from San Diego, California. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images Kacey Ernst, University of Arizona and Paloma Beamer, University
Amazon accused of fighting efforts to track COVID-19 in Wisconsin facilities

Amazon accused of fighting efforts to track COVID-19 in Wisconsin facilities

Amazon may be improving safety measures in warehouses to protect against COVID-19, but it’s also accused of being less than forthcoming with vital data. The health officer for Kenosha County in
Your Bubble Is Ready: French Designer Proposes Suspended Plex’eat Hoods For Safer Dining In Restaurants

Your Bubble Is Ready: French Designer Proposes Suspended Plex’eat Hoods For Safer Dining In Restaurants

Benoit Tessier/Reuters A romantic dinner for two. The wine is excellent, the food delicious. It’s almost like the good old...
Popular thyroid drug recalled because it’s ‘super potent’ says FDA

Popular thyroid drug recalled because it’s ‘super potent’ says FDA

The FDA has alerted consumers about a recent recall from Acella Pharmaceuticals, which has recalled its popular natural thyroid product after discovering that it is too potent, putting patients at
Popular thyroid drug recalled because it’s ‘super potent’ says FDA

Popular thyroid drug recalled because it’s ‘super potent’ says FDA

The FDA has alerted consumers about a recent recall from Acella Pharmaceuticals, which has recalled its popular natural thyroid product after discovering that it is too potent, putting patients at
Facebook Messenger Safety Notices will warn you of scams, suspicious people

Facebook Messenger Safety Notices will warn you of scams, suspicious people

Uncertain and desperate times bring out the best and the worst of people. While there will always be those who will go out of their way to be humanity’s brightest stars, there are others that
Facebook Messenger Safety Notices will warn you of scams, suspicious people

Facebook Messenger Safety Notices will warn you of scams, suspicious people

Uncertain and desperate times bring out the best and the worst of people. While there will always be those who will go out of their way to be humanity’s brightest stars, there are others that
The CDC really needs you to stop snuggling chickens

The CDC really needs you to stop snuggling chickens

The CDC is singing a familiar song: stop snuggling, kissing, or otherwise being physically affectionate with chickens. The message has been preached many times in the past, each in reference to
The CDC really needs you to stop snuggling chickens

The CDC really needs you to stop snuggling chickens

The CDC is singing a familiar song: stop snuggling, kissing, or otherwise being physically affectionate with chickens. The message has been preached many times in the past, each in reference to

Euro NCAP Updates Protocols For 2020, Makes It Harder For Cars To Score Maximum Points

Euro NCAP has introduced new tests and made adjustments to the way they evaluate cars. |

All New Volvo Cars Sold Worldwide Are Now Limited To 112 MPH

Volvo cites traffic safety as the reason behind the 112 mph (180 km/h) limiter. |
Designer Turns Into Bane With a Robotic Face Mask That Auto-Closes When It Senses People

Designer Turns Into Bane With a Robotic Face Mask That Auto-Closes When It Senses People

Unless you’re completely irresponsible and utterly lacking in empathy, wearing a face mask is going to be a routine part of life well into 2021. In a questionable attempt to make masks more
Designer Turns Into Bane With a Robotic Face Mask That Auto-Closes When It Senses People

Designer Turns Into Bane With a Robotic Face Mask That Auto-Closes When It Senses People

Unless you’re completely irresponsible and utterly lacking in empathy, wearing a face mask is going to be a routine part of life well into 2021. In a questionable attempt to make masks more

PSA: Check Those Jack Stands

If your vehicle spends any time — or will spend any time — suspended on jack stands bought from Harbor Freight, heed this warning: those stands might not suspend anything. The company has issued
Volvo has switched on its controversial top speed limit

Volvo has switched on its controversial top speed limit

Volvo has implemented its controversial speed limit on its new cars, limiting the top speed of its SUVs, sedans, and wagons in the name of road safety. Announced last year, the plan also sees each new
Volvo has switched on its controversial top speed limit

Volvo has switched on its controversial top speed limit

Volvo has implemented its controversial speed limit on its new cars, limiting the top speed of its SUVs, sedans, and wagons in the name of road safety. Announced last year, the plan also sees each new
Enter at your own risk: Disney reopens first venue with COVID-19 warnings

Enter at your own risk: Disney reopens first venue with COVID-19 warnings

As anti-lockdown protests increase nationwide, many states are slowly lifting stay-at-home orders restricting the operation of nonessential businesses, which means small businesses and restaurants are
Think of Risk as a Spectrum

Think of Risk as a Spectrum

As rules relax, we must ask ourselves some strange questions: Is it safe to see a friend? Go to the park? Eat in a restaurant? No matter how many experts you ask, there’s not going to be a clear
Are We Really Fighting With Each Other Over Masks?

Are We Really Fighting With Each Other Over Masks?

As far as I can tell from my daily walks, masks have quietly become more common over the last month or two. Some people wear them, some don’t, and we all cross the street to avoid each other anyway.
Just Because You Can Go Out, Doesn't Mean You Should

Just Because You Can Go Out, Doesn't Mean You Should

Businesses are reopening in many areas, and it’s totally understandable if you feel tempted to visit every place you missed during the shutdown. But is this week really any less risky than last week,