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History’s Most Powerful Photos

These are some of the most moving, disturbing and incredible photos that have been taken in the past 100 years. What you see on the pages that follow, will be things you can never forget. Michael Collins, the astronaut who took this photo, is the only human, alive or dead that isn’t in the frame

22 Celebrity Mugshots

Everyone makes mistakes, even (and sometimes especially) celebrities. They are far from perfect and when they mess up we love to hear about it and see it. Keep in mind that just because they were arrested and their mugshots were taken, doesn’t always mean they are guilty of the crime and found so in the

Landscaping for Home Security

Landscaping serves two purposes: It beautifies your home and can help keep you safe—or steer you and your family straight into danger. You likely know how important it is to secure your home against potential thieves and burglars, but your yard is actually the first defense. There’s a thin line between privacy and being a

How to Safety-Prep Your Home for the Holidays

Most people think they know the big red flags burglars look for, and they do their best to avoid waving them. Things like turning the porch light on at night, having the neighbor pick up the newspapers whenever vacation calls and investing in a dog are all great things—but those are the oldest tricks in

10 Reasons to Invest in a Home Alarm System

The safety of your home and family should be your number one concern when you’re at home and away. Home alarm systems have come a long way from 10 years ago. Today they do more than just ward off intruders. From calling emergency personnel to controlling the lights from your smart phone, home alarm systems

8 Secrets from a Professional Thief

Think your home is safe? Think again. We got the chance to sit down with Scraps (real name not used), a retired professional thief, who has never met a home he couldn’t break into. Scraps has broken into and robbed more than 1000 homes in his career and was never caught. On the following pages

Why Home Security Matters

Your home is generally the most treasured item you will own, as they say. This is where you go to rest, to relax, and to thrive. Aside from holding your treasured and loved things, this is where you and those closest to you go for protection. Because of these general facts, it is then important

10 Simple Tips for a Safer Home

Simple Tips for a Safer Home Burglaries have been dropping steadily for 20 years in the US, according to the FBI, but that’s small consolation to the roughly 2 million victims of break-ins every year. To avoid becoming part of this statistic, there are a number of things you can do to make your home