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How to Prepare For an Earthquake

If the earth moves under your feet, it’s important to know what to do.

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5 Recalled Kitchen Products that Could Be in Your Home Right Now

These common kitchen appliances and tools have dangerous glitches that need repair.

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Plastic Microbeads: Is Your Toothpaste or Facial Scrub Hurting the Environment?

Just say no to these teeny, tiny spheres, experts advise.

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When “Smart Homes” Are Stupid: How to Protect Yourself from Hackers

Report finds alarming vulnerabilities in home automation systems.

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6 Mistakes Not To Make During A Power Outage

Is that a live wire or a piece of rope?

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Save Your Home from Costly Sun Damage

You can’t slather SPF-30 on your sofa, but you can protect it and other possessions from harsh sunlight.

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Why You Should Break Your Bottled Water Habit

Tap water is just as safe — and it’s greener too.

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Rain Barrels Are Eco Friendly — But Are They Safe?

A few precautions will save you a barrel of trouble.

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Don't Bug Out Over Indoor Composting

Turn your kitchen waste into rich soil without attracting pests.

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Annoying Telemarketing Calls? Turn Them into Cash

Federal law penalizes companies by making them pay consumers they contact illegally. Learn how to take advantage.

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How to Compost Without Attracting Pests

A few simple tips will keep both small and large creatures away.

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How to Get Rid of Old Appliances

Help save the planet — you might even make some money in the process.

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Make Your Home Safer With Security Plants

From high hedges to thorny shrubs and prickly flowers, all-natural ways to keep intruders away.

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10 Things Never to Buy at Yard Sales

Pass up that bargain couch, mattress, crib and car seat.

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Before You Dig That Hole, Dial 811

Underground electric wires and gas lines can pose safety hazards. Calling this number will help you avoid catastrophe.