Resident mistakes fire alarm for movie sound effects
Two people nearly escaped a house fire in Tennessee after mistaking the smoke alarm for movie sound effects.
Jared Kushner's use of WhatsApp raises concerns among cybersecurity experts
Jared Kushner's unusual decision to use WhatsApp to communicate with foreign leaders and conduct government business has raised concerns among cybersecurity experts that highly sensitive government communications could be at
10 Listens: Experts say pool alarms can save lives
Pool alarms can save lives by letting parents know if their kids have hopped in without proper supervision.
What to know about carbon monoxide alarms
The coroner and fire fighters say a carbon monoxide alarm is the best way to protect your family.
Orthodontists sound alarm about disturbing DIY trend
If you found paper clips, rubber bands and glue in your teen's room, you'd probably think they were school supplies. A growing number of youth are using these same things to make do-it-yourself braces
Synagogue attack should sound alarm
In recent years, crimes against Jews and Jewish institutions in the U.S. rose significantly. Recent data released by the FBI suggests that such crimes rose 37 percent between 2016 and 2017. Indeed,…
FBI sounds alarm on smart TVs
Smart TVs are on a deep discount this holiday season, but the FBI is warning they can be a playground for hackers. A 2018 Consumer Reports investigation found millions had easy-to-exploit security flaws.
Napco sounds alarm over DIY security systems
Company's CEO discusses common pitfalls associated with consumer-installed solutions
Sound Advice: Sound Advice ft. Weird Al
The king of musical parodies, Weird Al Yankovic might pull a Snoop Lion and start going by Norm Al Yankovic if media coach Janessa Slater (Vanessa Bayer, Saturday Night Live, Trainwreck) gets her way. In this episode, Janessa and Weird Al talk about their mutual love of MC Hammer, possible celebrities to feud with and Weird Al comes up with a parody song for Janessa.
Smoke Alarm test shows how alarms over 10 years old can fail
TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- Your smoke alarm might beep loudly when you hit the test button. But that doesn't mean it will sound off in a fire. 10 years old--that's when firefighters said you must replace your smoke alarm. Firefighters said the smoke sensor can fail after 10 years, even if you replace your batteries. The video above shows Pasco Fire Department’s Ben Shearer comparing a new and old smoke detector. Don’t attempt to test your detector like this at home.
How police are using face recognition to catch criminals; experts say that's bad for free speech
At a time when artificial intelligence is being increasingly used as a tool to keep us safe, experts are beginning to sound the alarm that it could have serious implications for privacy, free speech and racial bias.
Nation's top doctor sounds alarm on teen use of e-cigarettes
“The bottom line is that there is no safe use of tobacco products for kids, and those include e-cigarettes,” surgeon general says
Free college tuition for everyone, how's that sound? Let's see who's on board.
The development of free tuition as an idea and practice stretches back to the early 1900s when Arizona’s constitution began requiring that state colleges make school as nearly free as possible. See the full story on Circa.
Marchers for Science protest 'alarming' anti-science trends
Washington headlines rallies in more than 600 cities to bolster public support for science.
Top doctor sounds alarm on lack of treatment for eating disorders
Dr. Blake Woodside has been at the helm of Toronto General's eating disorder treatment program for two decades. It's Canada's largest treatment program, but it's not big enough.
Doctors Sound Alarm Over How Cause of Epilepsy Deaths Are Reported
If you have epilepsy, you have a 27-fold greater risk of sudden death than people without the disorder. Doctors often don’t communicate the sudden death risks of epilepsy.
New report sounds alarm over demographic changes facing advice industry
Within five years, TD Ameritrade report shows client pool will tip toward younger generations.
How to make your audio system sound better for free
Move your speakers into the middle of the room, and listen to them from 4 or 5 feet away.
Why Vote? How Do Free Fries Sound? Discounted Mojitos?
Election Day is Tuesday and several New York City restaurants are featuring free and reduced-price deals with proof of your vote.
5G Danger: 100s Of Respected Scientists Sound Alarm About Health Effects As 5G Networks Go Global
"...we have serious concerns regarding the ubiquitous and increasing exposure to EMF generated by electric and wireless devices. ..Effects include increased cancer risk, cellular stress, learning and memory deficits, genetic damages, ..."