Eight Arrested Over Brazil Dam Disaster

Eight Vale employees who were responsible for the security and stability of the Brumadinho dam have been arrested today. Brazilian police have arrested the eight employees of mining company Vale SA who have been accused by state prosecutors of covering up weaknesses at a dam that collapsed and likely killed more than 300 people. The arrests and a further 14 search warrants targeted employees of Vale as well as employees of German auditing firm TÜV…

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Awesome Places to Hide the Spare House Key

Many people choose to hide a spare key to their house in case they get locked out but it needs to be thought through carefully. For obvious reasons, you don’t want others finding the key so it should never be hidden under the welcome mat or under a fake rock as these will be the first places to get checked. You need to be a little more creative and hide the key somewhere that’s easy for…

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90 Surprising Uses for WD-40

is one of those prep items that has an endless supply of uses. It is not only great for dealing with squeaky hinges and preventing rust, there is so much more to this amazing product. In 1953, the Rocket Chemical Company set out to create a line of rust-prevention solvents and degreasers for use in the aerospace industry. They worked from a small lab in San Diego, California where it took them 40 attempts to get…

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Creating a Home Inventory for Insurance

Creating a home inventory for insurance is an incredibly important step to take. Even so, very few homeowners and renters have one. You never know when you could experience a loss or need to file an insurance claim and your inventory list will help to make sure that nothing is forgotten. Your home inventory is basically a list of all personal belongings that are in your home. These lists should include the name of the…

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Filming the Police: Be Prepared (Stop and Search)

Pretty much everybody now carries a camera with them these days in the form of their cell phone. With this, more people than ever before are able to record the actions of the police. While anybody can pull their phone out, switch to camera and start recording, there are a few things that you can do to be better prepared and that mean the footage recorded can be used as evidence should it ever be…

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