Durex Ad Stunt Replaces Boring Pre-Flight Safety Instructions With Condom Demo On Polish Flight

Durex Ad Stunt Replaces Boring Pre-Flight Safety Instructions With Condom Demo On Polish Flight

The cabin door is closed, you’re tuning out and maybe reading a book as your flight attendants are in the aisle demonstrating all the safety features of… a condom? Say what now? Durex Poland pulled a considerably sassy prank on some airline passengers for the sake of making advertising gold, replacing attendants’ usual safety instructions with a demo on how to properly use condoms. Safety is safety, after all. [More]

Luxury Cars Aren't Doing So Well In New Crash Tests But Hey, Check Out That Leather Interior!

Luxury Cars Aren't Doing So Well In New Crash Tests But Hey, Check Out That Leather Interior!

There you are, rolling along in your nice luxury car with custom leather interior, awesome speakers and one of those voice-activated virtual assistants offering to find you a late-night taco joint and all is well with the world. Unless maybe, you get in an accident and discover that just because your car is fancy, it might not hold up so well in a crash. A new test by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has resulted in some failing grades for luxury and near-luxury automakers. [More]

Remember, Folks: Don’t Leave Your Kids In Hot Cars This Summer

Remember, Folks: Don’t Leave Your Kids In Hot Cars This Summer

People in many areas of the country are already talking about how hot it is right now, so why not take a few minutes to stress safety in such a heat wave?: We’re sure most of you know that leaving any living, breathing being locked inside a car on a hot day is a bad idea. But even so, accidents do happen. Even if you’re in a hurry, leaving your child in the car “just for a minute” is totally unacceptable. [More]

NTSB: You Shouldn't Be Using Your Cell Phone While Driving, Even Hands-Free

NTSB: You Shouldn't Be Using Your Cell Phone While Driving, Even Hands-Free

The day could be coming when it would be illegal for that girl yapping on her headset in the lane next to you on the freeway to be yapping at all, even on a hands-free cell phone. The National Transportation Board said states should ban all cell phone use for drivers [More]

Over 5,000 Children A Year Fall From Windows, Need Emergency
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Over 5,000 Children A Year Fall From Windows, Need Emergency Care

Protective parents take note — it’s not just staircases, electrical outlets and sharp edges in your home you need to keep your kids away from. Over 5,000 children each year fall out of windows and end up in the emergency room. [More]

Senate Passes Food Safety Bill That Would Increase FDA Authority

Senate Passes Food Safety Bill That Would Increase FDA Authority

Earlier today, the Senate passed its version of a new food safety bill that would increase the authority of the Food & Drug Administration in making recalls and inspecting food processing facilities. The intent behind the bill is to proactively prevent outbreaks of tainted food instead of just dealing with the negative health and economic after effects. [More]

Structural Cracks Found On American Airlines Jets, One Could Have Lost Engine

Structural Cracks Found On American Airlines Jets, One Could Have Lost Engine

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that structural cracks were discovered on at least two American Airlines Boeing 767s, and air-safety regulators believe that one of them “easily could have lost an engine.” [More]

Woman Attacked At Walmart, Says Security Didn't Stop
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Woman Attacked At Walmart, Says Security Didn't Stop Attacker

A Houston woman says she was attacked by a man wielding a knife inside her local Walmart and that the store security did nothing to stop the incident or to apprehend the attacker. [More]