Reno, Nevada (NAPSI) - As autumn approaches, many people are looking forward to a break from the summer heat. However, soon that relief may turn chilly and your reliance on heating equipment will increase. The Electrical Safety Foundation International wants you to be aware of the risks associated with heating equipment and follow a few simple steps to help reduce your risk of a home fire.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - The mantel is such a great focal point in any living room or family room but, often, it gets special treatment only during the holidays. Here are some new ideas to transform your mantel (or windowsill, bookshelf or coffee table) all year round.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Small businesses have a number of concerns when it comes to the effect that government regulations are having on their business. That’s a key finding of TriNet’s Small Business Confidence Survey, which explores the opinions ofU.S. small business owners about issues such as their outlook on the state of their companies and on federal and state legislation.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - A dangerous scam that hides major problems from consumers who purchase used cars is on the rise.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - From smaller crowds and lower prices to a bounty of festivals and beautiful seasonal foliage, there are many reasons to vacation in the fall.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Nearly 300,000 car crashes involving inexperienced drivers can be prevented each year with better driver’s education, recent research shows. Teenagers often lack the essential knowledge and skills that can help keep them safe on the roads.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Students and teachers in public schools are racing to solve problems that can exist in many communities across the country such as water pollution and street safety and they’re doing it with $2 million on the line. The nationwide Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest is helping students engage in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through community-based learning-by taking topics out of traditional classroom settings and exploring, in a hands on way, how they address issues that affect their lives.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Increasingly, students and those just out of school are using international travel as a productive way to make the most of the gap of time between high school and college or between college and starting a career. That’s why this type of purposeful travel has come to be known as gap travel.

Washington, DC - NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft is nearing its scheduled September 21 insertion into Martian orbit after completing a 10-month interplanetary journey of 442 million miles.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSA) - Gluten-free baked goods are something many people appreciate for their health and comfort.