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Uber is rolling out a new safety feature to help you share details of your ride with 911 in case of an emergency

The new emergency button will pull up information about your ride and ask if you wish to connect with a dispatcher. In six select markets, Uber is testing out the ability to automatically share the information with 911.

This is how to survive a plane going down, according to a pilot

In a crisis, it may be difficult to remember all the safety instructions you heard at the beginning of a flight. A pilot reveals what you really need to know if the plane is minutes away from crashing.

The foods that are the most likely to make you sick, according to the Centers for Disease Control

The CDC is currently investigating a large recent E. coli outbreak linked with romaine lettuce. Here are the foods that are the most likely to get you sick.

The 33 safest American cities to live in

A new report looks at the cities with the lowest violent and property crime rates in the US.
An illustration of a nuclear explosion in a city.

If a nuclear weapon is about to explode, here’s what a safety expert says you can do to survive

When a missile scare sent Hawaiians scrambling in fear of a North Korean nuclear warhead, many people didn't know what to do or where to take shelter.
A Virgin America Airbus A319.

Here are the 10 safest low-cost airlines in the world

Here are the 10 safest low-cost airlines in the world for 2018, according to Australian aviation rating website AirlineRatings.com.

14 things every driver needs to know before driving in the snow

It is possible, of course, to drive and to drive safely in the white stuff. You just need to prepare yourself properly for the experience.

Flying in airplanes exposes people to more radiation than standing next to a nuclear reactor — here’s why

Pilots and flight attendants get pummelled by cosmic rays and solar storms while keeping you safe and serving you drinks.
Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, watches a replay of the first launch of Falcon Heavy during a press conference on February 6, 2018.

SpaceX rocket launches are getting boring — and that’s an incredible success story for Elon Musk

Elon Musk has pushed his still-fledgling aerospace company, SpaceX, into a remarkable rhythm of frequent and routine launches.