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Number of Accidents Due to Amusement Park Rides Might Be Higher Than You Think - NBC News

The amusement park industry assures the public that its parks and rides across America are safe and well inspected but a recent death at the Ohio State Fair has left people wondering whether those claims have actually been nailed down.

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

To End Distracted Driving, MIT Figures Out How People Really Drive | WIRED

MIT researchers are working on an algorithm to limit distractions when they can be the most dangerous.

Science & Technology | Technology

LED Screens May Cause Permanent Damage

CBS Tampa covered the new scientific researches by the Complutense University of Madrid and Reticare.

Politics | Politics

Liberals Don't Understand How Gun 'Silencers' Work. Here Are The Facts

Reality is different than the movies. So-called silencers don't actually silence guns. Here are the facts on how suppressors work and why people want them.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Tips for the solo, younger female traveler

Some factors to keep in mind when it comes to your personal safety and cultural mores around the world.

News | Health & Wellbeing

F.D.A. Bans Sale of Many Antibacterial Soaps, Citing Risks

The agency said manufacturers had failed to prove the products were safe to use over the long term or more effective than using ordinary soap and water.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Rape, Race and the Jogger

The murders of three runners evoke a painful racial history.

News | In the News

CDC warns pregnant women to avoid Miami areas amid mounting Zika cases

Government health officials warned pregnant women Monday to avoid a Zika-stricken part of Miami and told couples who have been there recently to put off having children for at least two months, after the number of people feared infected through mosquito b

News | That's News to Me

California becomes first state to formalize the practice of lane splitting - LA Times

Update on 'Essential Politics: Senate leader concerned about legalizing pot, California's 911 system running out of money'

Advice & Self-Help | Spiritual Awareness

Munich shooting: Gunman targeted children outside McDonald's restaurant in shopping centre rampage - as footage emerges of suspect cursing foreigners on fifth anniversary of Anders Breivik attack

Munich police are hunting for a possible three gunmen who they believe have carried out an attack at a shopping centre and McDonalds restaurant.

Sports | Biking

9 Things Drivers Need to Stop Saying in the Bikes vs. Cars Debate

Before the next big wave of internet arguing, I’m proposing we retire a few overused and underwhelming opinions in the bikes vs. cars debate. Though I drive and bike, my allegiances skew in the cyclist direction (feel free to scroll straight the comment

Travel | Travel

5 Changes That Have Made Flying Safer

Technology helps, but learning from previous mistakes helps too.

Health & Fitness | Health News

FDA Seeks Proof of Safety, Effectiveness of Hand-Sanitizing Products

The FDA is proposing that makers of antibacterial hand-sanitizing products submit data on safety and effectiveness if they want to stay on the market.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Here's The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read To Her Attacker

A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman was sentenced to six months in jail because a longer sentence would...

Sports | Cycling

4 more reasons why we need protected bike lanes now

Protected lanes are good for people, the planet, and profits. These lanes help make for fairer cities, too.

News | Interesting Links

A Stranger Is Following Her Closely, But When She Turns Around? This Is Going To Save A Lot Of Lives | facebook

9-1-1. Those three numbers have stood as a symbol of safety in the face of emergency for nearly 50 years. It's the first telephone number that ... | facebook

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

Blizzard 2016: 8 Apps to Keep You Safe and Informed

Check out these eight apps that will keep you armed with the information and communication tools you need to weather the storm.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Circle With Disney Is Your Best Defense Against the Dark Side of the Internet

So you got the kids a new tablet, computer, or a smartphone for Christmas. Now comes the fun part: Keeping your children safe from the dark underbelly of the Internet, while preventing them from spending every waking moment glued to that new screen.

News | Interesting Stories

Los Angeles schools closed after electronic threat

Los Angeles police and the FBI were notified of the threat, which is being investigated, officials said. The electronic threat came via a message, Ramon Cortines, the superintendent of Los Angeles schools, said.

News | News

San Bernardino Shooter Passed DHS Counterterrorism Screening

CBS News reports that one of the shooting suspects in the San Bernardino massacre Wednesday passed the Department of Homeland Security's "counterterrorism screening as part of her vetting" for a visa. Writes the National Review:

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

6 Dangerous Thanksgiving Foods for Pets

Learn about six Thanksgiving dishes that are dangerous for your pets from veterinarian Dr. Eva Evans, for Pets Best pet health insurance.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How 'Secret' Mobile Apps Help Kids Hide Texts, Photos

Watch the video How 'Secret' Mobile Apps Help Kids Hide Texts, Photos on Yahoo Good Morning America . Some kids are now hiding

Family & Parenting | Kids

Firefighters Demonstrate How Child Can Die in Hot Car | NBC Southern California

It's story that's told too often: a parent slips into a grocery store for just a few minutes and leaves the window cracked for their child in the car or returns home from an errand and forgets the baby in...

Science & Technology | Technology

Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety

Back in 2009, Russian design house Art Lebedev introduced the dramatically titled Transparentius concept for improving road safety. It was remarkably simple: put a camera on the front of large,...

Health & Fitness | Health

Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You | The Active Times

You might like to think that you have what it takes to survive even the most overwhelming odds. Even if you don't know all that much in the area of survival skills, you'd make it through, right?

News | In the News

Laundry-Pod Poisonings Piling Up - WSJ

Poisonings and other accidents involving concentrated laundry-detergent packets continue to be a problem in the U.S., despite changes made to packaging and labeling.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Sun Damage Pictures Slideshow: Sunburn, Melanoma, Carcinoma, and More

WebMD shows you how getting too much sun can take a toll on your skin, from sunburn to wrinkles to skin cancer.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Quiz: Protecting Your Child From Anaphylaxis

Does your child have dangerous allergies? Take this quiz to see if you're protecting your child from anaphylaxis.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Stroke Pictures: Signs and Causes of Strokes and Mini Strokes

WebMD's pictures help explain the symptoms, causes, and dramatic lifesaving treatments for stroke -- including when to call 911.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Eye Danger Quiz: Can You “Shoot Your Eye Out?”

Fireworks, lasers, and even a day at the beach can threaten your eyesight; find out how to protect it in this quiz.

News | From CNN

Lawsuit claims Bob Evans meatloaf killed parents - CNN.com

A West Virginia lawsuit claims tainted meatloaf from a Bob Evans restaurant caused an elderly couple to die.

News | In the News

Loud, Startling Noises May Lead to Knee Injuries

Honking horns, sirens and other sudden noises can disrupt circuits in the brain controlling muscles and ligaments that stabilize the knee, causing people to trip and fall, says a study.

Home Improvement | Advice

8 Warning Signs of Dangerously Outdated Electrical Wiring

View the 8 Warning Signs of Dangerously Outdated Electrical Wiring photo gallery on Yahoo Homes. Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Smartphone pictures pose privacy risks

Pictures you've e-mailed or uploaded from your smartphone could leak information that can threaten your safety or that of your children. Visit http://tinyurl...