Holiday Sales Boom Brings Hoverboard Fails
One of the holiday season’s most popular gifts is causing some serious headaches.
New York City has banned the use of hoverboards on city streets. Crashes of the new toys are sending people to the emergency room. Airlines are scrambling to deal with potentially dangerous battery explosions. And, as a result, social media is buzzing about the hashtag #Hoverboardfails.
Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti discusses the trend with Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson.
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