Many solutions have been proffered to help stop violence against women. Few seem like as much of a non- sequitur as India’s. It’s a watch.
These subway signal lights are designed to tell you when to stroll and when to roll.
By now, most Americans are familiar with devices known as a flight data recorders, commonly called 'black boxes.' They record an airplane's functions and signal transmissions in case of an accident. This has proved to be a good idea, and the government wants to mandate the installation of the same kind of technology in cars, in just a few years.
Knowing how to keep kids safe is never easy. Ideally, you'd want to provide as much realistic safety as possible without being disruptive or invasive, but that can be a hard compromise. This backpack may not be a compromise at all: it comes with princesses or Avengers on it and will also stop rounds from a .44 Magnum.
Verizon has already announced its own text-to-911 service for next year, which would be the first of its kind in the United States. But no cell phone carrier stands alone, and three other prominent carriers have jumped on board.
In recent months, the issue of using mobile devices during airplane flights and how such usage may (or may not) impact safety has become a topic of debate. Now it's been revealed that the head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to relax its rules regarding mobile device use during flights.
It's pretty much an accepted fact that parents are going to worry about their kids getting to the bus stop safely until they reach a certain independent age. It used to be this meant Mom or Dad walking embarrassingly close by. Those dark days are gone with the breakthrough from one high-tech Dad who rigged up a quadcopter to follow and monitor his son's progress.
Electronic gadgets are everywhere — even in our cars. While we may love the convenience, a recent study set out to study one factor in these devices and whether it had an effect on our safety — the font or typeface used to communicate the information we receive.
With more people choosing to ride bikes for their commute, more and more safety features for cyclists are hitting the streets as well. The latest device that has surfaced is created with powerful LED lights and two red lasers to create a highly visible instant bike lane, alerting motorists on how to safely navigate around them.
Google's driverless car team recently decided that they will begin using robot cars on their commute to work, but for most of us such luxuries are still a ways off. In the meantime, Michigan has announced its own test of an automated traffic safety system.