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Who’s to blame for Norwegian cruise ship drowning?

Who’s to blame for Norwegian cruise ship drowning?

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On first blush, the news of a recent drowning on a Norwegian cruise ship seems like an open and shut case. The facts are these: Two boys were found unresponsive in the ship’s adult pool. Despite CPR efforts, the 4-year-old boy died; his 6-year-old brother survived, though it’s unclear if he suffered brain damage as […]

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Will robots replace lifeguards?

Will robots replace lifeguards?

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ah, the promise of technology. Watch the video above and you’re sure to think that robots — flying ones at that! — will soon replace lifeguards. The drone is even shown to beat a human lifeguard to a drowning victim by a sizable amount of time. (Remember, seconds count in drowning emergencies.) It’s not the first time […]

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