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  • Drowned by Corn
    The explosion of corn is killing people, and maybe the ecology of the planet
    It only takes 60 seconds to get entirely engulfed by corn, and just a few minutes after that, you’re dead.It’s a horrible way to die. Essentially you suffocate while being crushed around every square inch of your body. Every year at...
  • Occupational safety
    Worker safety imperative as 2014 death toll rises
    As a business owner, have you ever taken worker safety for granted? Naturally you expect your employees (and yourself) to follow good safety practices in the workplace. That’s a given.Sadly, not everyone takes the time to understand the...
  • Are your children safe from pedophiles at a theme park?
    Are your children safe from pedophiles at a theme park?
    Every year, thousands of parents save and scrimp every dollar just so they can take their children to Disney Land, Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World or some other theme park. They are so proud to be able to provide the ultimate kids'...
  • Keep Gloves in the Glove Box
    The Lowly Glove Compartment - What's in Yours?
    If you look at the modern automobile's dashboard, it's more technically sophisticated and gadget filled than the control panel of the rockets that went to the moon. I know that because during a lecture by a NASA scientist I was told that...
  • Early Race Car At Speed
    It's the holiday season - but let's not forget seat belt safety
    The National Safety Council reports that from 2004 through 2008, seat belts have saved over 75,000 lives in the United States. To further bring the point home, 42% of all vehicle passenger deaths in 2007 were were for occupants not wearing seat...
  • smart jewelry to the rescue
    Jewelry for safety.
    There are amazing products, services and choices out there for all of us. You might have to do your own research, but you’d be amazed to see how much you can do to protect yourself, add to your own health and well being, and protect you and...
  • Don't let curiosity kill your cat.
    Kitten Safety Checklist
    Making your home safe for a feline requires almost as much work as child proofing your home. Cats and kittens can get into the most smallest, out of the way places and into the most outrageous situations. This checklist is designed for indoor cat...
  • Caution when shopping for the holidays on-line
    Caution when shopping for the holidays on-line
    Chicago FBI would like to remind Chicago residents to stay alert to cyber criminals as you do your holiday shopping on-line. It is important to remember that even through most businesses do business on secure networks you must always check to make...
  • Doggy Dining
    Tips for a pet-safe Thanksgiving
    If you're looking forward to a Turkey Day feast for the ages, it's time to brush up on some tips for a safe and happy holiday season. From Thanksgiving to Christmas and all the way through New Year's, our tables, counters, coffee...
  • Tide detergent pods has new, opaque containers to try to curb children's curiosity.
    New study emphasizes the dangers single-use detergent pods
    Single-use detergent podsSingle-use detergent pods have become popular in the last few years for both laundry and dishwashers. They are small, sac-like packets containing highly concentrated detergent and sometimes rinse agents. The pods are...
  • Holiday Shopping
    Holiday Shopping Safety Tips
    It is holiday time again. Doesn't it seem to happen earlier and earlier each year? It is time to brave the crowds to shop for that new scarf that you just know that Aunt Ida will love. It is also time to consider how to be a safe shopper. The...
  • Ebola quarantizzle
    Ky. teacher avoids quarantine amid parents' 'unfounded fears' of Ebola
    As fears of the spread of Ebola drag on, the world is forced to confront the more practical aspects of handling an epidemic on a long term scale. The rest of the world may be earnest in it's desire to help the afflicted in West Africa, but...
  • Christmas is coming: dangers of the holiday season
    Christmas is coming: dangers of the holiday season
    Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but did you know that the holiday season poses some dangers you may be unprepared for? Before you head to the mall or begin party-planning, ensure you'll have a holly jolly Christmas by taking...
  • Richie as a biker dude for Halloween
    Halloween Safety for Your Dogs
    Halloween can be an especially spooky time of year for our canine friends. Just like the Fourth of July, you need to take steps to make sure your dog is safe and secure during this holiday.First and foremost, make sure you don't end up with a...
  • Halloween safety tips for pets
    Safety tips: How to keep pets safe from Halloween hazards
    Theneighborhoodis getting spookier as Halloween crawls closer and closer. Horrific decorations adorn festive homes while the search for the best costume continues. Little do pet parents know the candy and d├ęcor of Halloween could end up being...