Made in the Northwest: Safeguard Equipment

Consider it a sixth sense for utility linemen or anyone who works around electrical threats. Safeguard Equipment's Compass is a wearable voltage detector that you attach to the brim of your hard hat.

Cat causes New Orleans power outage

Thousands in New Orleans were left without power Monday morning after a cat came into contact with electrical utilities, officials with Entergy New Orleans said. The outage, which affect 7,556 customers, according to United Press International, happened when a cat,…