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How To Tell If A Tinder Profile Is Fake

Fake profiles and chat bots were the most frustrating part of using Tinder when I compared it to its competitors. They’re everywhere, trying to sell you something or steal your personal information, trick you into downloading malware or even beg you to send money. If you just want to swipe in peace, here’s what you should look out for.


The Right Way To Put Out A Kitchen Fire

If you spend any appreciable amount of time in the kitchen you will, at one point or another, be confronted with a kitchen fire. Dumping buckets of water on the situation is almost never a great idea, but luckily Bon Appetit has some tips on how to prevent and handle various kitchen fires.


Bike Shares Have A Better Safety Record Than Regular City Biking

Even though bike share riders are often helmetless and inexperienced, they have a better safety record than other bike riders. Researchers aren’t sure why, but their guesses may shed some light on bike safety in general.


A Three-Step Routine To Keep Your Knives Sharp And Safe

As we’ve often said, dull knives are dangerous knives, not to mention a pain to use when it’s time to cook. Keeping them sharp is surprisingly easy, and this guide from the folks at KnifePlanet is detailed and rich, but boils down to three simple steps: maintenance, honing, and eventually, sharpening.


Your Fire Extinguisher Needs Quick, Regular Maintenance

If you ever need to use your fire extinguisher, you probably want it to work. The powder in some extinguishers can settle and harden at the bottom, making them unusable. To prevent this, conduct some quick maintenance every six months or so.


Everything You Need To Know To Master The Bench Press Safely

For many lifters, the bench press is the “gold standard” for developing upper body strength, but its reputation invites a lot of ego-driven cluelessness around how to do it with good and safe technique. Its deceptive simplicity is where many new (and even veteran) lifters run into trouble, so let’s talk about how you can bench better and more safely.


A Hotel Safety Checklist For World Travellers From A Former CIA Operative

No matter where you travel, you want your hotel room to be a place you can take a load off and relax. It’s hard to do that, however, if you don’t feel comfortable and safe. This hotel safety checklist from a former CIA operative can help.


These Are The Essential Items That Should Be In Every 'Bug-Out Bag'

A “bug-out bag” or emergency go-bag is something everyone should have in their home or vehicle (or both). When disaster strikes, you’ll be glad you have these survival items pre-packed and ready to go.


The Best Type Of Gloves For Each DIY Project

A lot of different DIY projects require gloves, but which type of glove you use affects not just the project, but also your safety. So, Make magazine has put together a list of which gloves work best for which projects.


This Browser Game Shows How Dangerous Texting While Driving Actually Is

You’ve been told over and over that texting while driving is incredibly dangerous (not to mention illegal), but this fun and simple browser game shows you exactly why.


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