The Ultimate Guide to Fire Extinguishers

The Ultimate Guide to Fire Extinguishers By: Abby Badach After a close call in my apartment–who knew olive oil is bad for high-heat cooking? – it dawned on me that I had never used a fire extinguisher. I’m no fire chief, but learning on the fly while your smoke...

9 Things You Should Never Do to Your Car

9 Things You Should Never Do to Your Car By: Amanda Prischak You probably rely on your car every day to get you where you need to go. But how well can your car rely on you? There are some things you should never do to your car. Are you guilty of any of them? Check out...

8 Easy Tips to Stay Safe at the Pump

8 Easy Tips to Stay Safe at the Pump By: Amanda Prischak | June 2, 2016 There’s always a risk when gas and other flammable liquids are around. Yet many of us forget about that when we’re fueling up at the gas station. The main danger at a fueling pump is not the gas,...

WHAT IS A HURRICANE?

WHAT IS A HURRICANE? A hurricane is a tropical storm that has rotating winds of at least 73 mph, but rarely exceeding 150 mph. Hurricanes are usually accompanied by rain, thunder and lightning. These severe storms, which are spawned by low-pressure depressions moving...