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Can Vaping Really Help You Quit Smoking? Can Vaping Really Help You Quit Smoking?

Vaping is almost certainly less harmful to your health than smoking cigarettes, since it doesn’t contain bits of burned-up tobacco leaf (the cancer-causing “tar” in cigarettes). But if that fact leads smokers to start vaping, but then they don’t quit smoking, what good was the vaping?

How to Hide Weed From Your Kids How to Hide Weed From Your Kids

Marijuana is becoming legal in more and more places, which means that more and more people are bringing home weed. No matter if you prefer low-key vape cartridges, sticky nugs, tasty edible treats, or the myriad varieties of concentrates, one thing remains the same: You have to keep that stuff away from your kids.

How to Lock Down Your Privacy in Your Fitness App How to Lock Down Your Privacy in Your Fitness App

Who knows where you ran last week? If you’re privacy-minded, perhaps just you...and your running app. But our fitness apps often share more information than we realize. The Strava app, and now Polar Flow, have released maps that gave away potentially sensitive military locations.

How to Report a Missing Person How to Report a Missing Person

If someone you care about goes missing, it’s up to you to help authorities by filing a report, giving them important details, and keeping them up to date as the situation develops. This is information you should know, but hopefully never need.

Take Turns Being the 'Water Watcher' at Kid Pool Parties Take Turns Being the 'Water Watcher' at Kid Pool Parties

Summer is here, and while splashing in the pool is a great activity for kids, parents must be vigilant at all times. At pool parties, it’s easy to sit back and relax. There are people arriving and conversations happening and you assume, “There’s a ton of adults here—someone is watching my child.”

How to Stop Your Kid From Trying to Escape Out of a Car Seat [Updated] How to Stop Your Kid From Trying to Escape Out of a Car Seat [Updated]

For a car seat to work properly in the instance of an accident, your child must be, well, in the thing. The shoulder straps must be in the correct position and snug on their body.

How to Use Uber's New 'Call 911' Feature How to Use Uber's New 'Call 911' Feature

We hope your Uber rides are boring and pleasant, but if you ever run into trouble or experience an unsafe situation during your trip, the ride-sharing service rolled out a new feature today that makes it easy to call 911 from the app itself. With just the tap of a button—and a quick confirmation—you can contact the…

Here's Everything You Need to Know to Survive an Earthquake

Earthquakes are violent, frightening, and can strike at any moment, but there’s plenty you can do to protect yourself and your family. These tips can keep you out of harm’s way when you start to feel tremors under your feet.

PSA: You Must Secure Your Bounce House  PSA: You Must Secure Your Bounce House 

Bounce houses—what a gift. They’re the true stars of kids’ birthday parties (sorry, birthday children), inflated wonders that bring joy, laughter and eventual naps. They’re also slightly terrifying, as demonstrated by this jumper in California that was blown onto the highway this week by strong winds. The 9-year-old…

What Never to Say or Do at the Airport What Never to Say or Do at the Airport

We all like to complain about how awful air travel is, but it can quickly get much, much worse if you don’t take the intense safety procedures seriously.

How to Stay Safe During a Tornado How to Stay Safe During a Tornado

Every year, around 1,200 tornadoes hit the United States, destroying everything in their path. They can form almost anywhere, in any season, and bring with them 300 mph winds and funnels that can be more than a mile wide. This is what you need to know to survive one of Mother Nature’s most brutal offspring.

These Vape Liquids Are Packaged to Look Like Candy These Vape Liquids Are Packaged to Look Like Candy

Flavored e-liquids already attract teens and young adults to vaping. But some e-liquids are even packaged to look like candy—an especially bold choice for a product that could cause poisoning or death if a young child were to drink it.

What to Do If You're a Victim of Revenge Porn What to Do If You're a Victim of Revenge Porn

In 2010, Taylor got a phone call that would, at least temporarily, blow up her life. Someone had posted nude photos of her on a revenge porn website called IsAnyoneUp.com and sent her former employer the link. Her friend, who happened to be dating her ex-boss, called to let her know. “That was how it started, with a…

How to Survive a Gorilla Attack How to Survive a Gorilla Attack

Gorillas, the largest primates in the world, can stand up to six feet tall and weigh upwards of 400 pounds. They’re normally very peaceful animals—more Koko and less King Kong—but a dominant silverback male has the strength of several men, and isn’t afraid to use it to defend his troop.

How to Get Hit by a Car and Live

You step into a street you thought was empty—then you hear it. A car is careening toward you, tires squealing as the driver slams on the breaks. You have less than a second to react and save your life. Here’s what you do.

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid of Your Plane Losing an Engine Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid of Your Plane Losing an Engine

The terrifying story of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 near-crash is still fresh in flyers’ minds, but a commercial jet losing an engine isn’t usually something to be afraid of. Not only does it rarely happen, but when it does, pilots and planes are ready to handle it. Here’s what you need to know about these types…

Reminder: Your Oxygen Mask Should Go Over Your Mouth and Nose Reminder: Your Oxygen Mask Should Go Over Your Mouth and Nose

If you’ve ever flown in an airplane, you’ve heard the spiel about the oxygen mask. If you looked up from your phone, you’ve even seen a flight attendant demonstrate exactly how to put it on. And yet, people on the recent Southwest flight still got it wrong:

How to Survive a Facebook Hack How to Survive a Facebook Hack

Here we go again. Radware’s threat research group recently announced that more than 40,000 Facebook users were duped into downloading a “Relieve Stress Paint” application, via a crafty phishing email, that stole their login credentials and browser cookies while they pretend-painted in the app. Worse, the attack was…

How to Make Sure a Budget or Foreign Airline Is Safe How to Make Sure a Budget or Foreign Airline Is Safe

Budget airlines are a decent option for cheap travel, but they’re also known to be uncomfortable, they nickel and dime you for every little thing, and now, people are questioning the overall safety of these low-cost flights. These four tips will help you pick a budget or foreign airline that meets all the right safety…

Remove the Knobs From Your Stove Before a House Party Remove the Knobs From Your Stove Before a House Party

Try as you might to get people to hang out in the living room, the kitchen is always the most happening spot at any given house party. It’d be fine if guests sat in chairs, but people like to lean, and some of them like to lean on the stove.

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