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
White Nationalism

Neo-Nazi who shoved a black woman at a Trump rally is now going to jail

He was simply respecting then-candidate Donald Trump’s authority, and he couldn't stay out of trouble
Tess Owen
5.15.18
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
Apple

Apple's iPhone slowdown scandal is now a full-blown federal investigation, report says

It only took federal investigators five weeks to launch an official probe after Apple admitted to slowing down the performance of older iPhone models.
Noah Kulwin
1.30.18
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
The VICE News Guide to the World

The Vice News Guide to the World — Week of November 27

“Now that they’re on this conspiracy train, they can’t get off.”
VICE News
12.1.17
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
Technology

Samsung is recalling its Galaxy Note 7 because of exploding batteries

The recall comes two weeks after the Galaxy Note 7 went on sale, and less than a week before Apple is expected to introduce the new iPhone 7.
Noah Kulwin
9.2.16
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
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