Back in the '50s and '60s, your home wasn't complete if you didn't have your own fallout shelter. This classic educational video shows you how to build your own.
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Having a little bit of cash on you at all times can help you avoid minor inconveniences. But if you think about using that cash you see peeking out of your wallet every time you reach for debit or credit, you may want to think about stashing some cash in another spot: Your car.
In these cold, wintery months, Australia is far more prone to flooding than at any other time of the year. Across the world, the U.S. is facing a similar problem, with tropical storms bringing flash flooding across the region. Extreme weather warnings are rife across the globe, so it’s time that we issue the following demand, ever so calmly.
If you don't live earthquake country, experiencing one for the first time can be scary - and you might not know how best to prepare. When travelling to countries like the U.S. that exist on fault lines, it might just be something you'll need to know. Put that anxiety to good use and get your emergency kits ready.
Earthquakes are less common in Australia than other parts of the world, but that doesn't mean they don't happen. Due to their infrequency, the average Australian may be at a disadvantage in knowing how to deal with one.
Earthquakes are some of Mother Nature’s more violent shows of power, but there are still things you can do to protect yourself and your family. When you feel the ground shaking, follow these rules.
Often, there’s a moment early in a medical emergency when you know something is wrong, but aren’t sure you want to call 000. When I reacted to some antibiotics by breaking out in hives earlier this year, I stared at my phone for about 15 minutes before calling 000 — I knew something was wrong, but I didn’t know what to do and I wasn’t sure that the problem was so urgent that I needed ambulance, which is a real expense even if you have insurance.