“Liars and Outliers” – a brief review… sort of.

We're constantly behind on things these days. Sorry. A week or so ago, we said that we had gotten our hands on the newest book from our nemesis, Bruce...

TGIF. You could use some news.

Right. You may have noticed that the site's been a little quiet recently. Thats due to the unexpected absence of most of our writers - it's the kind of thing...

Guest Post: Garage Door Lockdown!

You've got everything you need to keep your home safe...but is the garage door secure? The garage door commonly gets exploited by intruders simply because while many homeowners will...

Monday Cool: Awesome Security System!

Okay... so it's more of a "deterrent" type of deal - 200 bucks gets you an awesome laser show, which is either going to scare away the burglars, or inspire...

Join 15,000 Others – Force the TSA to Follow the Law

This petition at WhiteHouse.gov is important. A quick look at the text of the petition outlines the issue:  In July 2011, a federal appeals court ruled that the Transportation Security Administration...

5 Ways Burglars Will Single You Out – and what to do about it

Contrary to what we've written before, not all burglars will randomly choose a house to break into. Some do things a lot more complicated than that, and we're about...

Blocking Cellphones in Your Home – How?

Blocking cellphones from working inside of a home is something we get asked about quite a bit, mostly because of our instructions on how to make your own Faraday...

Why Your Couch won’t Kill You, but a Terrorist Might

Statistics are fun, aren't they? Sure they are... lots and lots of numbers'n'stuff, all crammed together and beaten into an unrecognizable pulp, then molded into just about anything you...

Survive: 4 Reasons Not to Join a Gym

Staying in shape is actually pretty important when it comes to your own safety and security. No, we're not talking about avoiding a heart attack, a stroke or high...

“When the Sirens were Silent” – rehashing old fairy tales?

Mike Smith has a new book out - "When the Sirens were Silent" - where he talks about the tornado disaster in Joplin, where 161 people were killed, because,...