12 Ways to secure your Home

The FBI says that in the U.S., one out of every 36 homes will be raided by thieves in any given year. Often, the burglars were able to get in due to the residents’ carelessness....more

A new kind of home security. Smart, voice controlled and autonomous

One of the reasons you—and many others—don’t have your alarm on during the day is because you know you’ll keep forgetting to turn it off every time you want to step into the garage or go outside. So you just keep it off. And that’s not smart because many home invasions and burglaries occur during daylight hours.Typically, home security systems require you to push buttons....more

Using a knife for survival

An article at indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com informs on how to use a knife safely and efficiently for survival.Safety...more

Man Breaks into Home, hides under Bed for Days

Wow, it’s true: The monster under the bed really does exist!Recently in New Jersey a man broke into a home and hid under a bed in a spare room for possibly five days before being arrested. Margaret Adamcewicz reportedly stated that the man, Jason Hubbard, had dated her daughter five years ago, and it didn’t end well, and he decided to live under her bed....more

Getting attacked by a Police Dog

Have you ever seen men getting “attacked” by a police or military dog as part of the dog’s training? The men (I’ve never seen a woman, but I’d like to think there are some strong, feisty women who suit up for this role) wear either just a big padded thing on one of their arms, or they’re engulfed entirely in a padded suit.The dog lunges for the padded arm, and the “victim” can’t do squat while this occurs....more

How to deal with difficult people

It’s been said that nobody can make you feel bad about yourself without your permission. Well bah! Some people don’t wait for your permission to denigrate you. They are toxic. Lifehacker.com offers some ways to deal with such people.Love YourselfIf someone’s words have made you feel bad about yourself, then spend some time giving yourself pats on the back and positive labels. Make this a habit....more

44 Tips to protecting your home from danger

There are enough tips on how to protect your home to make a professional burglar dizzy. In no particular order, check them out:...more

DC Murders as horrific as it gets

The latest report says that Darron Dellon Dennis Wint did not act alone in the arson murder of a Washington, D.C., family and their housekeeper. You might wonder how a $4.5 million mansion—presumably with top-flight smoke alarms—could burn enough to kill the occupants.A cnn.com report says they were held against their will since the day prior to the May 14 fire. Wint is being held without bond....more

Craigslist encounter ends very badly

At least one woman is happy that her driver drove like a drunk. That’s because his erratic driving caught the attention of troopers who pulled him over. They then heard a woman calling for help—from the backseat. She was bound and gagged with a bag over her head....more

How to hide your Cash at Home

It’s good to have a stash of cash for emergencies. If the grid goes down and the power goes out, an ATM or bank does you no good. But there are security issues too. Where do you put it? A safe is certainly a smart idea. You can get creative too....more
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