Why Hoverboards Keep Exploding

THOSE SELF-BALANCING SCOOTERS that everyone’s calling “hoverboards” don’t actually hover. But that’s not the strangest thing about them—that would be the fact that this year’s most popular holiday gift keeps catching on fire. An exploding two-wheeler burned down a house in Louisiana a few weeks ago; another scooter combusted in the same state in the […]

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The week of Thanksgiving in the United States is traditional a time to recount the things for which we should give thanks. From the standpoint of the world economy certainly close to the top of the thanks list this year should be the price of crude oil, which closed last Wednesday at $43.04 per barrel, down from a […]

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