Teen Driving Awareness Month: Keeping Teens Safe behind the Wheel

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It is fitting that we begin the year by drawing attention to the fact that the leading cause of death for US teens is motor vehicle crashes. According to the CDC, in 2020 along, 8 teenagers aged 13-19 died in car accidents each day. That means that 2,800 teens lost their lives on the road in a single year. Raising awareness means first and foremost, talking with your teenagers about the dangers of driving, and what steps they can take to stay safe.

Anonymous Donation: The Whys and Why Nots

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Many philanthropists approach their financial advisors on this subject, a completely rational desire to make sure that anonymous donation is safe and fiscally smart. The impulse to donate anonymously is natural. But is there a downside to being discreet?

7 Steps to a Properly Winterized Car

7 Steps to a Properly Winterized Car

Winter comes with a boatload of tasks, not the least of which is making sure you’ve got a properly winterized car. It sure would be nice to have it all broken down into something like 7 easy steps to a properly winterized car. Oh, wait!

The Cicadas Are Coming – Is Your Car Ready?

The periodical cicada (Magicicada septendecim) Plate 7 from Insects, their way and means of living, R. E. Snodgrass. [1] Caption: The periodical cicada (Magicicada septendecim) A female inserting eggs with her ovipositor into the under surface of an apple twig. (Enlarged two times)

The imminent arrival of a cicada swarmaggedon along the East Coast has folks shivering in their boots- some with fear and others with excitement. But whether you love ‘em, hate ‘em or just want to eat ‘em, you’d better be prepared for them. Every 17 years, billions of Cicadas emerge along the East Coast to molt […]

Air Quality: Another Reason to Walk or Cycle to Work

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Air quality is probably the last thing we think about when debating whether to walk or drive to work. But research conducted by researchers at the University of Leicester, shows there is a significant difference in air quality for those who commute by car. Drivers may be exposed to higher levels of toxic gases in the air they breathe.