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Using Craigslist and Freecycle SafelyMany people are doing a lot of business on sites such as Craigslist and Freecycle, myself included. This is a great way to get or give items and meet new people, but it has also been used by the wrong people as a means to rob or attack others.


A Non-Poisonous Garter Snake.

Identifying Non-Poisonous Snakes?This page is about identifying non-poisonous snakes. Knowing the identity of snakes that you encounter can help put your mind at rest and keep you safe.


House Fire

Homemade Flame RetardantThis is a page about homemade flame retardant. Occasionally you may need to make certain items flame retardant, not fire proof.


Man Trying to Steal Woman's Purse

Purse Safety TipsThis page is about purse safety tips. Keeping your purse secure when shopping or running errands can be a challenge.


A woman looking at a computer with distress.

Surviving a ScamI just read the article about viruses in your computer. I would like to address it formally. Yes, there are viruses but in the last 10 to 15 years, there are also little green men also known as scammers who troll the internet looking for a victim. I have been receiving what I thought were a lot of calls from unknown callers out of USA, up to 4 per day. I have since found out people are getting more than 10 calls per day from this type of person. This type person is a scammer.


Hand pushing cruise control in a car.

Avoid Using Cruise Control in the RainWhen the roads are wet or icy it is not safe to use cruise control. You should avoid using cruise control in the rain.


A note with writing scribbled out by writing over the top.

Obscuring Hand Written MessagesSometimes, you need to entirely hide a note or number that has been written on a piece of paper. This is a page about obliterating hand written messages.


Man looking intently at reflective wall

How to Detect a Two Way MirrorThis is a page about how to detect a two way mirror. A little test can help you see what kind of mirror you are looking into.


Woman Traveling with Jewelry

Traveling with JewelryThis is a page about traveling with jewelry. It is nice to be able to wear the bling you want. Keeping your valuables safe when traveling, can be a challenge.


Rubber Gloves

Using Rubber GlovesThis is a page about using rubber gloves. There are many ways to use latex gloves to keep your hands clean and protected.


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Keeping Valuables Safe When TravelingThis is a page about keeping valuables safe when traveling. It is important to keep your important and treasured items as close as possible when you are on vacation.


Night Safety Pedestrian Crossing

Night Safety TipsThis is a page about night safety tips. After the sun sets, it is important to make sure you can safely find your way around your home and yard, and be easily seen if you venture out.


man driving

Safe Driving TipsThis page contains safe driving tips. There are many things to keep in mind to help you drive defensively and arrive safely at your destination.


Woman Getting Money from Cash Machine

Cash Machine Tips and TricksThis page contains cash machine tips and tricks. Personal security is of the utmost importance when visiting a automated bank teller.


A mom and two kids crossing the street.

Safety Tips for PedestriansThis is a page about safety tips for pedestrians. Pedestrians need to exercise caution, especially at intersections, when crossing the road, standing near a road, and walking at night. There are lots of ways to increase the safety of you and your children when out walking.



woman being stalked

Safety Tips for WomenBeing aware and prepared where ever you are is important to keeping yourself safe. This page contains safety tips for woman.


Calling 911 With Cell Phone

Using Your Cellphone in An EmergencyThis page is about using your cellphone in an emergency. Besides making an important call, a cellphone can be helpful in an emergency.


Locked Bike With Front Tire Removed

Protecting Against Bike TheftThis page is about protecting against bike theft. There are a number of ways you can safeguard your bicycle from thieves.


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Avoid "Death by GPS!"Don't (pardon the pun) blindly follow your GPS, especially if you're traveling in remote areas. A Canadian couple, Albert and Rita Chretien, learned that lesson the hard way.


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Frugal and Safe Cell Phone ChargingWe have several cell phones in the house. We have a frugal and safe routine down. Two of the cell phones we charge in vehicles while we are on the road. That saves us electricity.


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Guard Your PIN From Other EyesSafety first! How many times do you go to the grocery store, or ATM, or any other store, pull out your debit card, and openly enter your four digit code.


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Safety - Your Money and Your LifeI was mugged several months ago. I have gained some insight that could save your money and your life.


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Night BlindnessAvoid bumping into the furniture when you step into a dark room. Wait a minute or so to let your eyes adjust to the dark.


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