How to Keep Your Packages Safe From Theft and Porch Pirates

According to ParcelPending.com a staggering 11 million homeowners have had a package stolen in the last year alone. The thing is, as the popularity of online shopping grows, so will the number of packages that are being stolen. Package thieves or ‘porch pirates‘ as they have come to be known can strike anywhere and at any time of the year. But what can we do to combat these thieves and reduce the chances of our…

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How to Know If Your Rental is Spying On You

We’ve all seen the movies in which somebody rents a room or somewhere only to find out that they have been getting watched with hidden cameras before everything starts turning really creepy. The thing is, this scenario doesn’t just happen in the movies and has been found to be happening time and time again in rentals. Here are just a couple of links to articles where people have found hidden cameras: Airbnb Has a Hidden-Camera…

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16 Ways to Stay Safe on a College Campus

Crime happens everywhere and that includes on college campus. However, there are simple steps that you can take to ensure your safety on campus. It is a sad fact that whilst heading off to college should be about education and fun, it is also a time when students get their first lessons in crime. This may include robbery, theft or even rape and sexual assault. Keep the following tips in mind that take minimal effort…

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Reduce False Alarms with Your Home Security System

I am sure our readers have heard about the familiar story of the boy who cried wolf and what happens to someone when they raise false alarms. This however, is not child’s play, and false alarms can cost millions and put significant strain on police resources. One common problem with false alarms is that it can make the homeowner hesitant to use their home security system and that is exactly what any burglar wants. If…

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How to Catch Pigeons and Other birds in Your Own Backyard

Today I wanted to share a video with you all that I found over on AskaPrepper.com that will show you an absolutely fantastic way of catching pigeons and other birds in your backyard. I love this setup and it seems so simple to make. All you need is some wire and some wood, a bucket, a water bottle and some form of cordage and you have one heck of a trap. The design is simple…

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