Personal Security

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I have something to admit. It may be shocking to some, it may outrage others, and it is something we’re often told to keep our mouths shut about. But the time has come for me to admit it even so. I’m a man. A white man. And I’m a  proud man, a proud white man, a proud, heterosexual, white man. Shocking, isn’t it. I like being a man, I like acting in a way which I define as acting like a man, and I enjoy being a white, heterosexual man, some would say in the prime of my life – […]

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Post image by Geoffrey Fairchild, via Flickr Guns are present in over one-third of households in the United States, as reported in an article on Kids Health. These guns are visible in American households, either through direct or indirect ownership. The widespread presence of guns calls for adults to specifically educate their children about the weapons’ purpose in society. When it comes to teaching kids about guns, you need to implement caution in distinguishing fact from fiction. You need to make your kids realize that the stories about gun usage in the movies are not always applicable in real life. […]

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Baby boomers around the globe have dramatically increased over the past years. According to an article by Dr. Susan Blumenthal in The Huffington Post, every day past January 1, 2011, another 10,000 baby boomers will celebrate their 65th birthday. As the older generation and accident prone elderly increases in population, the need to provide them with healthy and safe home environments to live in increases, too. We cannot guarantee to constantly be around our aging parents’ and grandparents’ side whenever they are at home. Of course, we need to be at work every day, and often, we need to go […]

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The propagation of closed-circuit televisions or CCTVs in both commercial and residential spaces has forever changed the field of security system. Through security alarm systems and surveillance camera systems, one can put round the clock surveillance on a specific area, catch any perpetrator and use the recorded video as proof for their crimes. Homes and establishments are able to secure themselves through wired surveillance cameras and wireless surveillance cameras, allowing people to feel safer in them. These latest developments in the field of home alarm systems, in general have definitely helped people safer. As such, current concerns have shifted to […]

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In an article by Nick Watt in abcnews.com, Ed Galea, a professor at the Universities of Greenwich, Liverpool and Ulster was quoted as saying it usually takes a maximum of eight minutes for an average person to react to a building being hit, some people even take longer to respond, about twenty to thirty minutes. When faced with life-threatening catastrophes, have you ever wondered why some people make good use of a guide to survive disasters, while others don’t and die? Ignorance may very well have played a huge role in the inability of others to be aware and familiar […]

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