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How to stay cool if you lose power during a heatwave
Air conditioning isn’t your only weapon against the heat.
16 smartphone apps for (nearly) any emergency
Apply first aid, face natural disasters, and more.
Park rangers recall their most dangerous encounters with nature
Daring tales from the field.
Why Can’t Firefighters Hear Alarms In A Burning Building?
Firefighters are equipped with super-loud emergency buttons if they get in trouble. But they can't hear them. Here's why.
When The Sun Unleashed Its Recent Plasma Blast, Earth Got Lucky
What a predicted 2013 blast from the sun could mean for the U.S.
FCC Considers Allowing You to Text Emergency Messages to 911 (LOL HELP)
911 has been very slow to respond to improvements in technology, sometimes to the detriment of its service. Smartphones, carried...
An Iowa 911 Call Center is the First to Accept Text Messages
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