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How to Survive a Disaster, With Crisis Reporter Judith Matloff

This week on The Upgrade we’re tackling how to survive all types of situations—from hurricanes to earthquakes, scary active shooter situations to stampedes—we’re covering it all with help from crisis reporter Judith Matloff. Judith has 40 years of experience reporting in war zones, uprisings, and other dangerous…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Survive a Disaster, With Crisis Reporter Judith Matloff

This week on The Upgrade we’re tackling how to survive all types of situations—from hurricanes to earthquakes, scary active shooter situations to stampedes—we’re covering it all with help from crisis reporter Judith Matloff. Judith has 40 years of experience reporting in war zones, uprisings, and other dangerous…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Check If Your Power Is Out by Activating Your Smart Devices

Batten down the hatches: Hurricane season is here, and meteorologists expect it to be a busy one. Already, the east coast has been battered by Tropical Storm Isias, which made landfall last week, causing floods, fires, and tornadoes and killing at least nine people. Minus the horror of these more serious incidents,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Check If Your Power Is Out by Activating Your Smart Devices

Batten down the hatches: Hurricane season is here, and meteorologists expect it to be a busy one. Already, the east coast has been battered by Tropical Storm Isias, which made landfall last week, causing floods, fires, and tornadoes and killing at least nine people. Minus the horror of these more serious incidents,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What to Pack During an Emergency Evacuation

Over the weekend, devastating fires in Northern California forced an estimated 200,000 people to evacuate—the single largest evacuation in Sonoma County in its history, the Washington Post writes. Meanwhile, just a few hundred miles south, the Getty Fire has already engulfed at least 500 acres in the Los Angeles area…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How the Pixel 4 Will Detect Car Crashes and Help You Reach 911

The upcoming Pixel 4—and potentially other Pixel devices—may be able to aid you in the event of a car crash, if some recently leaked Google Play Store information is to be believed. The info, which comes courtesy of Mishaal Rahman at XDA-Developers, details purported changes coming to the Pixel 4’s Emergency…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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