Battery

Motherboard

It Looks Like a Tesla Model S Just Exploded in a Chinese Parking Garage

A CCTV video has captured what appears to be a Tesla Model S self-combusting in a Shanghai parking lot.
Sarah Emerson
4.22.19
Broadly

DJ Who Assaulted Taylor Swift Says She 'Ruined' His Life

Former DJ David Mueller says that he's avoided women ever since he was found guilty of assaulting Swift at a meet and greet, and that his "life is totally screwed up."
Leila Ettachfini
7.11.18
fire

Watch This Unattended Laptop Burn Down an Office

The HP laptop battery fire shows that you should take product recalls very seriously.
Matthew Gault
3.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Bit a Smartphone Battery and It Blew Up in His Face

Apparently, they can erupt into massive fireballs.
River Donaghey
1.23.18
Electric Flower

A Rose Is Still a Rose, Even When It's a Supercapacitor

Scientists engineered a rose that stores and releases electrical energy.
Grennan Milliken
3.1.17
college basketball

Kansas Basketball Player Charged with Battery After Allegedly Pushing Girlfriend Down Stairs [UPDATE]

Carlton Bragg has pled not guilty to the misdemeanor battery charge and is out on bond. Kansas coach Bill Self said, "We are still trying to gather information. But it is a charge which we take very seriously."
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.10.16
samsung

Researchers Create See Through Batteries to See Why They Explode

Daniel Oberhaus
10.22.16
nature

Crab and Shrimp Shells Could Be Used to Make Battery Parts of the Future

Scientists building new materials are looking to nature for inspiration.
Kate Lunau
8.24.16
Canada

A New Device Harvests Energy From Your Body as You Walk and Swing Your Arms

It could power prosthetics and wearable devices in the future.
Paul Tadich
6.17.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Pretzel Vendor Operating in an Ice Cream Man's Turf Got Beat with a Bat, Cops Say

After a witness got the bat away from the angry vendor of joy, he allegedly pulled out a knife.
Helen Donahue
6.1.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump's Campaign Manager Is Being Charged with Battery for Grabbing a Reporter

Corey Lewandowski is accused of attacking a journalist at a campaign event.
Lauren Messman
3.29.16
Stuff

Cocaine in the Tiramisu: What I Saw Working for a Restaurant Run by the Polish Mafia

Orgies, beatings, and shifty-eyed teenage boys in tracksuits—my time waitressing at the Yangtze was a big, fat cliché.
Szymon Duch*
3.29.16
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