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Hoverboard fire death

Toddler dead, two others hospitalized by hoverboard explosion

March 14th, 2017

An explosion believed to be caused by a hoverboard claimed the life of a three-year-old girl in Harrisburg, PA, on Saturday morning. Two other young girls are in hospital in critical condition, while four others visited the hospital as a result of the explosion. The death is the first fatality due to a hoverboard, at least …

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Using a hoverboard as a snowplow might be the only reason to own one

December 12th, 2016

Now that the whole “hoverboard” craze has finally died out — thanks in no small part to the habit the cheaply-made rideable gadgets have of bursting into flames — we can sit back and appreciate the very small number of situations in which they are actually useful. This hoverboard owner from Wisconsin has discovered that, with …

Hoverboard Video

New hoverboard video is so amazing we don’t care if it’s fake

April 11th, 2016

The latest video gripping the Internet purports to show the most advanced and exciting hoverboard design ever developed. Built by Zapata Racing, the Flyboard Air sure looks like the futuristic hoverboard we’ve all been waiting for. And as opposed to previous hoverboard designs we’ve seen, the Flbyoard Air seemingly just works, all without the need for special …

Fully Armored Hoverboard Jousting Video

Guys joust each other on hoverboards in full Medieval armor

December 1st, 2015

What’s the nerdiest physical activity you can think of? Live-action role-playing (a.k.a., LARPing) is certainly at the top of the list. But what if you took LARPing and added hoverboards to the equation? That sounds like the nerdiest thing ever, right? Well guess what: It’s a real thing now.

Hoverboard Fail Compilation Video

This compilation of hoverboard fails is blowing up on YouTube

November 10th, 2015

So you want to get yourself one of those pricey hoverboards that everyone is talking about. That’s great and all, but make no mistake: These Segway-like scooters aren’t easy to maneuver and they might take a while until you master. In other words, don’t be surprised if you fall off the hoverboard and injure yourself.

Black Friday Christmas Hoverboard Deals

Major retailers say no to hoverboard sales for this holiday season

October 23rd, 2015

Hoverboards, which self-balancing Segway-like scooters that don’t levitate are known as, are one of the hottest new products of the year. Going for as low as around $270 and all the way up to $2,000, hoverboards might be a hot Christmas gift for many people, assuming they’ll be able to find one in stores. Walmart, …

Lexus Hoverboard Science Video

Video explains the science behind the Lexus Hoverboard

August 27th, 2015

A couple of months ago, Lexus introduced its rideable Hoverboard to the world in a YouTube video. We couldn’t be certain whether or not it was a prank, as no one actually rode the floating skateboard in the video, but earlier this month, we finally got to see the Hoverboard in action. It was incredible, but …