Safety & Prevention

Preventing Theft While Traveling

Preventing Theft While Traveling

Two things tend to go together at some of the most popular spots to visit around the globe – tourists and thieves. In this article, we’ll give you some tips for protecting yourself and your vehicle from petty theft when you travel. While many popular tourist destinations are mostly safe …

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Are Crime Rates Influenced by the Weather?

Are Crime Rates Influenced by the Weather?

In The Weather Channel’s new series Storm of Suspicion, criminal cases involving different weather events are explored. In some cases, weather conditions help investigators solve crimes, but other times it prevents cases from being solved. Forensic meteorology is the science of using weather records, accounts from eyewitnesses, atmospheric data and …

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How to Protect Yourself from Online Data Breaches

How to Protect Yourself from Online Data Breaches

Cloud computing is not going anywhere. Americans engage in more online activity than ever, from shopping to entertainment, putting their trust in the hands of the companies that operate websites to secure their personal and financial information, while hackers increasingly breach security efforts around, leaving everyone wondering: How can you …

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Scam Diets and How to Avoid Them

Scam Diets and How to Avoid Them

As the public obesity rate climbs past 40 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, scam diets are also on the rise. The weight-loss market in America is worth over $65 billion, catering largely to people who want easy, fast results. Like many other industries, the weight-loss …

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