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Many States May End Daylight Savings Time, Do You Live in One?

By David Robinson

If our elected leaders ever decide to end daylight savings time; I’ll be as happy as a clam at high tide. My ears perked up when I heard some States are considering permanently ending daylight savings time. Elected officials in 10 states have proposed legislation that would opt their states out of daylight saving time including Florida, […]

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The New Plan to Eliminate Hoverboard Fires

By David Robinson

Recently, several safety experts and this blog warned families about the dangers of hoverboard fires. Hoverboards are the hot, new toy all the kids and quite a few adults want to own. They are a little too hot as it turns out. There have been several Hoverboard fires since this recently developed toy came out. As I mentioned […]

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Should You Filter Tap Water?

By David Robinson

The news about the poisoning of Flint Michigan’s tap water forced me to ask. Do I need to filter tap water? My family only drinks bottled water, but we use tap water for bathing and cooking. The news out of Flint makes it mercilessly clear, even bathing in unsafe water is dangerous for your health. I admit […]

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What are the Benefits of Fish Oil Capsules?

By David Robinson

Your body gets the best results from fish oil when you actually eat fish. But the benefits of Fish oil capsules are not cut and dry.  Studies by the world’s best scientific journals give no strong evidence that our bodies get any significant health advantage by taking fish oil capsules. See the video below. “Supplements and […]

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Expert Advice, How to Survive an Active Shooter Video

By David Robinson

It seems like every month there is an active shooter situation at a business or workplace in America. What if there were an active shooter video that could help you stay alive. Something for just in case, you are ever trapped in a building with a madman who has a gun. I’ve taught my family and […]

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How a Hoverboard burned this Families Home Down

By David Robinson

A Christmas present turned into a nightmare when a hoverboard burned down a family’s home right after the Christmas holiday. I was sad to see the news that a Hoverboard fire almost completely destroyed a family’s house in Austrailia shortly after Christmas. “Home gutted by fire after a HOVERBOARD given as a Christmas present burst into […]

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NBA Takes an Amazing Shot Against Gun Violence

By David Robinson

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw this ad on T.V. during one of the NBA’s Christmas games. There’s never been an advertisement like it. It’s part of a series of ads calling for an end to gun violence in America. It’s great to see a multi-billion dollar organization put its weight behind a social […]

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Did Easy Gun Laws Make Missouri Safer?

By David Robinson

Do Loose Gun Laws Make us Safer? A Case Study in Missouri. In 2007, the state of Missouri relaxed its gun laws and made it easier to buy a gun legally. Last year the state gave 19-year-olds the right to carry concealed weapons. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out what happened next. […]

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Hoverboard Fires, How to prevent Burning Down Your House

By David Robinson

Taking my daughter Day to school the other morning, she began to tell me about this year’s hot new toy for Christmas. Hoverboards. I remember reading something about hoverboards catching on fire, talk about crash and burn. But she wasn’t interested in talking hoverboard fires. In fact, Day caught me off guard when she explained that the […]

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