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We Regret To Inform You That Fidget Spinners Are Now Exploding

We Regret To Inform You That Fidget Spinners Are Now Exploding

After transitioning from an obscure curiosity to a ubiquitous annoyance in record time, fidget spinners finally completed the 21st century novelty toy cycle this month, becoming something that could potentially burn down your house. According to local news reports, at least two Bluetooth-enabled spinners have now burst into flames while…

How One Outrageous Law Turned The US Samsung Phone Recall Into A Disaster

How One Outrageous Law Turned The US Samsung Phone Recall Into A Disaster

Yesterday, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a statement warning consumers to stop using the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, even if they’d gotten a replacement, because the phones are still overheating and causing fires. Thankfully, Samsung was OK with the CPSC’s statement — because if the company didn’t…