Why Hoverboards Keep Exploding

“Hoverboards have become one of the hottest news stories this holiday season and not just because they’re selling like mad.  The news has been overrun the past few weeks with stories of hoverboards causing frightening fires and explosions. It has been made clear that for safety reasons it is illegal to ride these hoverboards in public, on the road or paths and this important information should be communicated to the consumer at the point of sale. Here’s the really scary part: there’s no single reason why these hoverboards are exploding, and there’s no sure-fire way to avoid potential catastrophe if you want to buy one yourself.”

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Read more: http://www.wired.com/2015/12/why-hoverboards-keep-exploding/