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Woman Suffered Burns After Her Headphones Exploded Mid-Flight

The incident was just the latest of a slew of battery-powered electronics to spontaneously combust.
Drew Schwartz
3.15.17
Stuff

I Saw the Best Minds of My Generation Screaming for Tostitos on a Hoverboard at 5 AM

Why is a man nicknamed "Tostitos Tyler" harassing a cashier in a viral video? Why does he need to be such a dick? Is there a reason anything happens to anyone?
Harry Cheadle
5.11.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Apple promises its new iPhone will be harder to hack, France Demands $1.8 Billion from Google in taxes, and Amazon removes all hoverboards from its site.
VICE Staff
2.25.16
Art

A Hoverboard Is Changing How This Artist Paints

Abstract painters like Ed Nash are embracing the new technology.
Andrew Nunes
1.12.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

No charges will be filed in the Tamir Rice killing, the 'Affluenza Teen' has been taken into custody, and Islamic State scholars have outlined when an 'owner' can have sex with a slave.
VICE Staff
12.29.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Top Three US Airlines Have Banned Hoverboards

The worldwide war on hoverboards, a.k.a. swegways, continues unabated.
River Donaghey
12.11.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Soulja Boy's Hoverboard Company Is a Victim of Internet Scammers

It turns out the majority of Soulja Boy's Soulja Board-branded hoverboards were bought by fraudsters.
Drew Millard
12.11.15
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Some Guy in Alabama's Hoverboard Caught on Fire While He Was on It

And he managed to catch part of it on tape.
Drew Millard
12.2.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Hoverboards' Are Now Illegal in New York City

They don't hover and they're not even really boards, but riding one around New York will get you a ticket.
Brian McManus
11.18.15
tech

It's Illegal to Ride Swegways in Public in the UK Because the Police Are Massive Killjoys

The war on self-balancing scooters—a.k.a. "hoverboards"—has officially begun.
Joel Golby
10.12.15
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Watch a Dude Set the Guinness World Record for Furthest Flight on a Hoverboard

Catalin Alexandu Duru just set the shit out of the Guinness World Record for hoverboarding.
Drew Millard
5.22.15