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Mizzou bans hoverboards, and students react

The electric self-balancing scooter commonly called a “hoverboard” has a battery that can catch fire while recharging. Since December 2015, several universities have banned or limited hoverboards on their campuses. Beyond the risk of falls and collisions, colleges are citing warnings from federal authorities that some of the self-balancing gadgets have caught on fire.
The electric self-balancing scooter commonly called a “hoverboard” has a battery that can catch fire while recharging. Since December 2015, several universities have banned or limited hoverboards on their campuses. Beyond the risk of falls and collisions, colleges are citing warnings from federal authorities that some of the self-balancing gadgets have caught on fire. AP

People couldn’t wait to try out the hoverboards they got for Christmas, but many had a hard time staying onboard. Watch this compilation video of everyone from parents to television reporters crashing.

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