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Android’s Emergency SOS feature can be a literal lifesaver
Focus on getting to safety. Your phone will do the rest.
The safest ways to store gasoline
Please do not pump gasoline directly into a plastic bag, we're begging you.
How to stay cool if you lose power during a heatwave
Air conditioning isn’t your only weapon against the heat.
Power outages leave people with life-saving medical devices to fend for themselves
When the lights go off, so do ventilators, oxygen tanks, and more. But backup emergency systems are sparse, even as the US power grid grows more unstable.
What to pack in an emergency kit
From triage supplies to a water bottle with a secret compartment, these 8 buys will have you covered.
Four things to do long before you lose power
Don’t get left struggling in the dark.
What to do if you’re in a crowd of panicking people
Basically, don’t panic.
Breaking news: driving an eScooter when you’re drunk is a very bad idea
New research digs in to potential risks—from bone fractures to ruptured spleens.
How OnStar’s connected emergency service adapts during a disaster
How the connected car service handles requests during states of emergency.
If an astronaut gets hurt on the moon, this is how we’ll rescue them
In the event of a lunar emergency, use pulleys.