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Before you even think of buying a hoverboard, read this

Don't dole out hundreds of dollars for this year's hottest toy before we tell you which one to buy, where to shop and how to stay safe.

By December 18, 2015

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Here are the reasons why so many hoverboards are catching fire

Buying a self-balancing scooter? You might want to think twice.

By December 22, 2015

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Keep your hoverboard fire contained with the Hovervault carry bag

Yes, there's always that chance your hoverboard will catch fire, but at least you can ease your mind a bit with a special bag designed to keep the potential flames from spreading.

By February 1, 2016

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Here's a hoverboard that 'probably' won't explode

Repair website iFixit tears apart a Swagway and its charger and is pleasantly surprised.

By January 27, 2016

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Hoverboards, dinosaurs and Star Wars drones help shovel snow

The East Coast blizzard might be a giant hassle, but that doesn't mean geeks aren't making the most of it. Even dinosaurs had a blast during Snowmaggedon.

By January 25, 2016

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Feds urge you to buy fire extinguisher with your hoverboard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating whether the lithium-ion batteries in the self-balancing boards are causing them to catch fire.

By January 20, 2016

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Carolina Panthers ban hoverboards after too many players ride them

Technically Incorrect: Several players of the highly successful NFL team own and ride hoverboards. So, the coach bans them from the stadium.

By January 19, 2016

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Hoverboard unboxing video ends in a fail of fire

The plague of hoverboard fires reaches a crescendo as an excited buyer's unboxing video goes south.

By January 13, 2016

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Ultrathin film could be the key to solving battery fires (Tomorrow Daily 298 show notes)

Stanford researchers are showing off a new material they believe could prevent lithium ion batteries from overheating.

By January 13, 2016

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Special material could prevent hoverboard fires (Tomorrow Daily 298)

Jeff and Ashley cover a nano-nickel film designed to stop battery fires and a collaboration between Ford and IBM aiming to help streamline smart transportation.

By January 13, 2016