Lithium-ion batteries are used in so many things: cellphones, tablets, laptops, Bluetooth headsets, electric toothbrushes, e-scooters, the list goes on and on. But unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of options to extinguish those fires quickly. Fairfield’s Assistant Fire Chief, Schuyler Sherwood, shared training that the department goes through for these fires. He also highlighted a new public education campaign to help people prevent these fires from happening. Check out fairfieldct.org. (0:00)
‘Tis the season to deck the halls! But we want to make sure we are safe while enjoying the festive decorations in and around our homes. We did our monthly check-in with The American Red Cross to get safety tips and an update on blood donations. (11:15)
Genetic testing company, 23andMe, confirmed that hackers stole personal information from millions of users. We got insight from our business expert, Dan Onofrio, on whether companies of all sizes should start investing in cybersecurity experts to avoid more of these hacker disasters. (25:09)
Science you may not Know: forget cat naps…try chinstrap penguin naps! Find out how this penguin population takes FOUR SECOND, DEEP SLEEP NAPS thousands of times a day! (34:19).
Image Credit: Getty Images