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Some tech-savvy Christians have made going on a social media break this Holy Week as a form of sacrifice, but the Philippine National Police (PNP) has another reason as to why people need to take things easy when posting in their social networking accounts—their safety.
How many government agencies does it take to replace light bulbs along Edsa? Apparently, quite a few.
An online video featuring cartoon creatures killing themselves in a variety of ways as part of an Australian transport safety campaign has gone viral, with almost 12 million YouTube views in a week.
A young man talking on a cellphone meanders along the edge of a lonely train platform at night. Suddenly he stumbles, loses his balance and pitches over the side, landing head first on the tracks.
Google has banned gun sales from its new shopping platform, a move drawing fire from hunters and weapons enthusiasts but praised by gun control activists.
As students prepare for the upcoming school year with new supplies, technology and mobile devices, Verizon Wireless reminds parents about the importance of monitoring their children’s cell phone usage and becoming familiar with safe mobile practices.
The death of a competitor in an open water race has prompted swimming chiefs to introduce high-tech sonar equipment to keep athletes safe at the world championships in Shanghai.
WASHINGTON — Technology may be providing a cure for that bane of commuting drivers, the rear-end collision in bumper-to-bumper traffic, according to an auto insurance industry-funded study released Tuesday. The study by the Highway Loss Data Institute found that 2010 Volvo XC60s outfitted with a standard collision avoidance feature called City Safety are far less [...]
CARMAUX, France — Team managers are hopeful the flood of crashes and incidents that have marred the Tour de France this year will lead cycling’s governing body to reconsider its decision to ban radio communication during races. Several top Tour contenders including Bradley Wiggins of Britain and Jurgen Van den Broeck of Belgium have been [...]
LACEY TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — Federal regulators have been working closely with the nuclear power industry to keep aging American reactors operating within safety standards by repeatedly weakening those standards, or simply failing to enforce them, an investigation by The Associated Press has found. Time after time, officials at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission have [...]
LOS ANGELES — NASA’s next-generation rover to the surface of Mars, which is already over budget and behind schedule, faces significant hurdles as it races to the launch pad for a November lift-off, said an internal audit released on Thursday. The space agency insisted the remaining work to be done will not result in yet [...]
TOKYO – Japan will for the first time report to the UN nuclear watchdog that fuel in its crippled Fukushima plant may have melted through the bottoms of three reactor core vessels, a news report said Tuesday. The Yomiuri Shimbun daily report came a day after Japan more than doubled its estimate of the radiation [...]
WASHINGTON - Two astronauts floated out of the International Space Station on Wednesday after trying out new exercises aimed at preventing decompression sickness while conserving oxygen, NASA said. “Drew Feustel and Mike Fincke switched their suits to battery power at 1:43 am EDT (0543 GMT), signifying the start of today’s planned six and a half [...]