Choosing the Right Ridesharing App for You

Ridesharing has been hailed as the new way to get around, and apps offer simple, easy ways to book rides. There are a number of apps to choose from, and your preference will depend on what you value most in a ride. The following are some popular ride share apps, as described by Verizon: Lyft:…

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Some Product Recalls You May Have Been Unaware Of!

Every month in the U.S., products are recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) because of safety hazards. The following are some recent consumer product recalls you may not have known about: Costal Carolina Residential Elevators: These hydraulic residential elevators, which have been installed in homes with multiple floors, pose a crushing hazard because…

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WordPress vs. Drupal vs. Joomla

Planning to write a blog or build a website and unsure whether you should use WordPress, Drupal or Joomla for your CMS (Content Management System)? Each platform has big pros and cons. WordPress, Drupal and Joomla are currently the three leaders in content management systems, but each one is appropriate for different types of activities….

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Cybersecurity for Federal Employees: Five Steps You Can Take

Prior to his State of the Union address in January, President Barack Obama announced proposals to prevent cyber assault in both the private and public sectors. However, federal employees can take steps on their own right now to ensure cybersecurity for their agencies’ computer systems. Here are five steps federal employees should take for workplace…

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Social Media and Driving Don’t Mix

More than 30,000 people are killed in car accidents every year in the United States. Typical causes range from speeding to drunk driving and vehicle malfunction. But, another cause of car accidents has steadily risen, not so coincidentally right along with the popularity of social media – distracted driving. Sites such as Facebook and Twitter…

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Advances in Motorcycle Helmet Technology

“Smart” motorcycle helmets could be a game-changer for safe riding. High tech helmets can provide a visual display from a rear-view digital camera, GPS navigation and other features in a transparent heads-up display (or “HUD,” a digital display of readings that are viewed with no need to lower eyes, and projected onto the visor without…

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Do You Really Need All that Power Under the Hood?

In 2012, 30% of all fatal accidents were caused at least in part by a speeding driver, according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. More than 10,200 people died as a result of those speed-related accidents, which represented an increase of 2 percent from 2011. In short, speed kills. One of the reasons…

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Technological Advancements in Cars in 2015 and Beyond

The consumer’s need to stay connected is a contributing factor in one out of five car accidents every year. Distracted driving, which includes activities such as texting, talking on the phone and checking in on social media accounts, accounts for more than 1,150 injuries and 9 deaths every day in the United States, according to…

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