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6 Incredibly Dangerous Jobs from the Annals of History

Thank modern technology for doing these jobs so you don’t have to.

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3 Steps to Secure Your Wearable Fitness Device Data

Your wearable is tracking more than just steps. But who is it sharing that info with?


Who Is Your Child Really Talking to Online?

Messaging apps allow anonymity — and that’s where your kids can get into trouble.

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Emergency! Too Many People Are Butt Dialing 911

The influx of false calls is straining the system, Google research finds.

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3 Apps to Monitor Your Kids’ Online Behavior

These apps can be the digital eyes in the back of your head.

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5 Video-Streaming Apps for Children

Kid-friendly apps let them surf and search safely — without stumbling onto adult content.

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KeyRaider Malware: Another Reason You Shouldn’t Jailbreak Your iPhone

The largest known Apple account theft caused by malware in history just happened.

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Dumb Things People Have Done with Drones

Drones are starting to fill the sky — sometimes with crazy-dangerous results.

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Is Your Insurance Company Using Social Media to Snoop on You?

Your post on skydiving may lead to sky-high coverage.

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Why — and How —You Should Update Your Computer Software

Leaving security holes open lets hackers steal your data and infect your computer.

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For Clean Drinking Water, Take a Page Out of This Book

The latest scientific advance in clean water technology is brilliantly and surprisingly simple.

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How to Complain on Social Media Without Getting Sued (or Worse)

A man was recently kicked off a plane for a negative tweet.

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Buying a 3D Printer? UL Has Some Safety Advice

They’re oh-so-cool and increasingly popular, but watch what, and how, you print.

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How to Clean Screens and Keyboards

Whether you have crumbs in your keyboard or smudges on your monitor, clean carefully or regret it later.

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How to Make Your Password Secure and Safe

Time to create another password? Make it a secure one.