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A refusal to wear helmets leads to hundreds of fatal bike crashes each year. A team of former SpaceX engineers may have found the solution.

After three years of research and development, a team of engineers has developed a collapsible bike helmet that's safer and more comfortable than the traditional model.
A sanitary pad could save your life.

9 things to keep in your bag that could save a life

With hurricane season in full swing and blizzard season on its way, it's important to be prepared in case disaster strikes. Here are nine everyday items you might already have in your bag that could save a life.
USA Swimming set a Guinness record for the world's largest kickboard earlier this year.

An Olympic gold medalist explains why teaching kids to swim is just as important as teaching them to walk

Drowning is a leading cause of death for children. An alarming number of children don't know how to swim or have weak swimming ability. USA Swimming Foundation both supports up-and-coming competitive swimmers and promotes swimming instruction for younger people.

The startup behind Silicon Valley’s favorite ‘bleeding’ veggie burger has scored a major victory in its battle for legitimacy

On Monday, the FDA gave Impossible Foods the official green light that heme — the magic 'bleeding' ingredient in the vegetarian Impossible Burger — are safe to eat. The plant-based patty is made by a Silicon Valley startup with backing from Bill Gates.
Rip currents sometimes appear to be calm patches in between the waves.

Four people drowned after being caught in rip currents over the weekend — here’s how to survive if you get caught in one

Rip currents, which are sometimes referred to as "rip tides," are coastal phenomena that occur when a channel of ocean water starts flowing away from shore and out to sea. Here's how to spot a rip current and how to get out of one if you get caught.

Four people drowned after being caught in rip currents over the weekend — here’s how to survive if you get caught in one

Rip currents, which are sometimes referred to as "rip tides," are coastal phenomena that occur when a channel of ocean water starts flowing away from shore and out to sea. Here's how to spot a rip current and how to get out of one if you get caught.
Colorado is one of the more hazardous states for truck drivers.

Truck drivers share the 7 most treacherous places to drive in the US

Truck drivers have one of the country's most hazardous jobs. In some states, driving an 80,000-pound vehicle can be even more risky. Here's where truck drivers are statistically most likely to get into a fatal accident.

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.