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Why Slower Drivers Shouldn't Hang Out In The Right Lane

The right lane is for passing and slower traffic should keep left. It’s one of the first things you learn when you get your driver’s licence, yet so many drivers forget it or don’t understand it. Here’s a detailed explanation for why this simple rule is so important.


Foolproof Safety Tips For Burning Glass And Ceramic Candles

A Current Affair recently published a story titled Candle Warning that had all of the customary fear mongering flair that its brand has become synonymous with. The subject — exploding glass candles and how they’re a danger to your home. Three minutes of concerned mothers, hidden video cameras and a few tips on how to avoid burning your house down and you have yourself some glorious Facebook clickbait.

I worked for a candle company for a number of years and I can confirm that candle explosions are quite a legitimate problem. I can also attest that most of the time these incidents occur due to a lack of education or common sense. Here’s the thing, scented candles are a lovely luxury but they still involve fire; something that is always potential danger when you’re not careful.


What Features To Look For When Shopping For A Dash Cam

There’s no guarantee a dash cam will save the day if you’re ever in a car accident, but if you want one just in case, it’s good to know what kinds are out there and how they work. Here’s what you should look for when you shop for a dash cam of your own.


Strava's New Safety Beacon Sends Your Running Or Cycling Location To A Friend

Android/iOS: Strava is one of our favourite exercise apps and today they’re rolling out a new safety feature that will send your location to up to three people while you’re working out.


The Things That Are Most Dangerous For Cats To Eat, And Why

Cats may not chow down on garbage like dogs do, but they get into their share of people food, houseplants and other weird things. Here’s why certain ordinary-seeming items are dangerous to cats, and what you can do about them.


How To Stay Safe While Playing Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO is an awesome way to get off your lazy butt and have fun outside. Before you head out on your adventure you should learn a few basic safety tips, pack some essential supplies and don’t forget to change your underwear every single day.


Six Car Safety Sensors You Should Always Keep Clean During Winter

If you drive a relatively new car, there are usually a few sensors and cameras in place to help keep you safe. Here are the six major sensors on your car you should look for and keep clean of snow, ice, and dirt this winter.


This Simple Exercise Strengthens And Protects Your Shoulders

A major concern with excessive and intense chest movements, like with push-ups and bench presses, is that you can overwork your shoulders and end up hurting them. If want to protect your shoulders and strengthen them at the same time, try face pulls.


Parents, Sample Your Baby's Snacks For Safety

Some snacks sold as finger food for babies can become choking hazards when left out of the package for a few hours. Medical researchers figured out this fact that slipped by multinational corporations — with the simple tactic of asking adults to eat the food.


The Difference Between Dust Masks And Respirators, And When To Use Them

If you’re working in a shop, you should have a respirator and a few dust masks sitting around. You should also know when to use them. Tested walks your through when to use which and some good practices for doing so.


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