Snow Fort or No Fort?

The concept of protecting our young from danger is an essential part of life, for humans and all other animals on our planet. How we go about the raising of these children however, is something that has changed greatly over the decades and become a war of words between those enforcing stricter safety and rules and those who support independence and fun despite possible dangers. This article in particular focuses on a case that happened in Beaconsfield, Quebec this past January where a man refused to take down the snow fort in his front yard after it had been deemed dangerous by the town.

Should baseball players wear helmets?

<p>I'd like to talk about one of the major controversial topics in baseball. My topic is: «Should baseball pitchers wear helmets?» Personally, I think that pitchers wearing is the right idea, but then again I don't think I would. It's hard to give a clear reason why, but I mean I've been pitching without a helmet for over 13 years, and it would feel extremely weird to suddenly change that habit. I'm prettty sure I'd feel very uncomfortable pitching that way.

Safety comes first!


Interrogations about the safety in the railroad industry after what happened at Lac-Mégantic.

Is public surveillance actually wanted?


According to an article from The New York Times by Mark Landler and Dalia Sussman on April 30th, 2013, a poll has shown that in the United States there is a strong acceptance for public surveillance. After the Boston marathon attack, video footage that was taken had caught the two suspects that were in hiding. After that 78% of people thought that surveillance cameras are a good idea.