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You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube — and 13 other facts to put the universe into perspective

It's full of exploding stars and immortal jellyfish and it's been kicking around for almost 14 billion years.<p>Here are 14 awesome facts to put it all into perspective.

High-rise building owners given 2-weeks ultimatum over fire safety

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has given owners of some high rise buildings in the country a two-week ultimatum to comply with fire safety …

Fire Safety

Myth Results: Natural World

Fire<p>Fire can be started using a bullet. CONFIRMED (as seen in <i>Shredded Plane</i>)<p>Fire can be started using ice. CONFIRMED (as seen in <i>Shredded Plane</i>)<p>Fire …

Carbon Dioxide

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

You should know exactly how to use a fire extinguisher in the event a fire develops and you feel you are safely able to fight it. Before you are …

Self Defense

Newstalk 610

Premier Doug Ford says he has revoked the regulation that kept the province's cap-and-trade system in place.<p>A Fourth of July party set for tonight at …

Canada

Safety Official Warns Hoverboard Users to Have Fire Extinguisher Handy

Hoverboards may have been one of this holiday season's must-have gifts, but they've also been dogged by safety and quality concerns. Now, a federal safety official has gone so far as to recommend keeping a fire extinguisher around when you ride.<p>A number of the two-wheeled electric scooters have …

Guardsman saves crash victim using bottle of Coke as fire extinguisher | New Hampshire

“I couldn't stand to watch her burn.”<p>That's what compelled Staff Sgt. Mark Hickey, a training officer with the New Hampshire Army National Guard, to …

China has an awful safety record — and wants to run 110 nuclear reactors by 2030

It had been about a month since chemical explosions blasted and burned through the port of Tianjin, killing 173. Pictures of rescue workers in hazmat suits became some of the signature images of the disaster. And despite incredible censorship, it was clear to most that unsafe chemical storage — …

Dubai Is Buying Jetpacks For Its Firefighters

Sky-high prices are no obstacle to sky-high rescue<p>The future is already here -- it’s just mostly in Dubai. This week, the city, part of the United Arab Emirates, signed a deal with real-life jetpack maker Martin Aircraft Company to purchase 20 jetpacks for first responders. Why do rescue workers …

Campinguard : Automatic Fire Extinguishing System for Camping Tent

Camping is fun, and of course, it’s not complete without campfire. <b>Campinguard</b> is a conceptual automatic fire extinguishing system to protect campers …

Fire safety issues have now emerged across council houses and offices

Homes and office buildings owned by city and county councils continue to be used despite concerns about fire safety.<p>Urgent works are required to …

Electrical fire safety – how to ensure you and your loved ones aren’t at risk

Did you know that last year, half of all accidental fire-related deaths in the UK were among people aged 65 and over?<p>In a survey by UK charity …

Fire Safety

Quiz: What’s Your Fire Safety Prevention Knowledge?

A home fire occurs every 86 seconds in the United States, according to the report “Fire Loss in the United States During 2014” from the National Fire …

HOW DO THEY MAKE IT (Season 10): High Performance Engines

Under the hood of all super fast cars, sit a high performance engine that enables it to stand out from an average car. Today’s video demonstrates how …

Ice Cream

Fanning flames with a fire extinguisher

After a week of rising, mounting, boiling, escalating, intensifying, pejorative-laden violence, officials from both sides of the Israeli Palestinian …

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China

Is a text message more romantic than a phone call?

When it comes to expressing a romantic interest, the results of a new study suggest typing and texting are more effective than talking<p>Modern dating seems to be characterised less by face-to-face encounters and bunches of flowers than by buzzing smartphones and the screen-swiping of dating apps. And …

Chernobyl: Containing the world's worst nuclear accident

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1153000/1153380_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524722199_87e5055cc911ed6db2d2191b2bf8d112<p><b>Rising above the scene of the world’s worst nuclear accident is the spectacular sight of the largest moveable structure ever created on land.</b><p>The …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

What Fire Extinguisher Should I Buy For My Home?

Unintentional house fires are terribly frightening, not to mention costly and sometimes, deadly. Knowing what type of fire extinguisher to have in …

Engineering Students Extinguish Fire Using Bass Sound

Advertisement<p>Two engineering students in Fairfax, Virginia have come up with an amazing gadget. Viet Tran and Seth Robertson have created a fire …

Engineering

A five-step guide to not being stupid

Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking.<p>If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey. Benjamin Franklin had been …

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Parliament Hasn't Had a Fire Safety Certificate For a Decade

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Parliament House, one of India's most protected structures, is not safe against fire. The sprawling heritage structure spread over 12 …

Bass battles blaze: George Mason students invent sound-based fire extinguisher

Two engineering students at George Mason University have created a potentially revolutionary fire extinguisher that uses sound to fight blazes.<p>The brainchild of engineering seniors Viet Tran and Seth Robertson, the device uses low frequency sound waves to extinguish fires. The students demonstrate …