What you need to know when someone dies abroad

What you need to know when someone dies abroad

When someone dies abroad most of us will panic, but these steps can help.  Death is always traumatic, and usually, we are unprepared for it, even when we expect it. But how do you cope when someone dies abroad, thousands of miles from home, in a foreign country? After...

6 great American haunted places

Halloween is right around the corner. In celebration, here is our collection of 6 great American haunted places. These haunted locations are found on the East Coast and across the country to the Far West. This collection will add to any scary delight. And, if you...

Tracking Santa with NORAD

The most frequent flier of all and, perhaps the most famous, is Santa. He has logged more miles that any mortal frequent flier as he zips across the planet and never faces delays caused by snowstorms (in fact he relished them) or bad customer service (who would give...

Dealing with disaster Part 5 — Catastrophe basics

Editor’s note: This is the final segment of Laura Townsend’s treatise on Dealing with Disaster. She has covered everything from tsunamis to terrorism and strikes with useful tips and suggestions that should get you thinking about these possibilities. Where...

Laura on dealing with disaster, Part 4 — Manmade disasters

Editor’s note: This is Part 4 of Laura’s treatise on dealing with disasters. In this segment she focuses on manmade disasters with tips on surviving strikes, civil wars, terrorism, political unrest and nuclear disasters. Here are some survival tips for all types of...