Category: Leisure

iRover has issued a recall for 2,800 self-balancing hoverboards because the battery can overheat and catch on fire or explode.

CPSC Recalls 7 Brands of Hoverboards Over Fire Risk

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling at least 7 new brands of self-balancing scooters or “hoverboards” -- which do not actually hover, much to the disappointment of children everywhere -- due to a risk of fire and/or...

/ November 15, 2017
Target Recalls Fidget Spinners Over Lead Concerns

Target Recalls Fidget Spinners Over Lead Concerns

Target is pulling 2 fidget spinners off store shelves and its website after a report dangerously high levels of lead.

/ November 13, 2017
Kidde Recalls 40.5 Million Fire Extinguishers After 1 Death

Boat Owners Urged to Check for Recalled Fire Extinguishers

Boat owners should check if their fire extinguisher is one of 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles that were recalled because they may get clogged or fail to work in an emergency.

/ November 7, 2017
Fisher-Price Recalls Soothing Motion Seats

Fisher-Price Recalls Soothing Motion Seats

Fisher Price is recalling about 65,000 bounce seats for babies because the motor can overheat and catch on fire.

/ October 26, 2017
Over 500,000 Wind-Up Musical Toys Recalled

Over 500,000 Wind-Up Musical Toys Recalled

Over half a million wind-up musical stuffed animals were recalled after 6 reports of the wind-up handle breaking off, posing a choking hazard for children.

/ October 24, 2017
Man Gets $37K After Cops Mistake Donuts for Meth

Man Gets $37K After Cops Mistake Donuts for Meth

A man from Florida was awarded $37,500 after he was arrested by a police officer who mistook 4 flakes of donut glaze on the floorboard of his car for crystal methamphetamine.

/ October 17, 2017
Dr. Martens AirWare Boots Recalled for Toxic Chemical Risk

Dr. Martens Recalls AirWare Boots for Toxic Chemical

A recall has been issued for around 30,000 pairs of Dr. Marten's Vegan AirWare Boots because of the risk of chemical exposure.

/ August 28, 2017
Mayweather vs McGregor

A Puncher’s Chance: McGregor’s Hope for Long-Shot Victory Over Mayweather

Next Saturday, Irish mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor will face Floyd Mayweather Jr., undefeated 5-division world champion and arguably the best defensive boxer in history, in a crossover cash grab that will leave both fighters laughing all the way...

/ August 15, 2017
Pokemon trading cards

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Pokémon Go Festival Fail

A class action lawsuit has been filed over last weekend's epic failure of the first annual Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago, which featured huge lines, widespread internet outages, and a server meltdown that made it impossible for many of the...

/ August 3, 2017
Propane Recall

Propane Cylinders Recalled for Fire, Explosion Risk

Refillable propane cylinders sold at Ace Hardware, Home Depot and other retailers are being recalled for leaks that could pose a risk of fire and/or explosion.

/ July 20, 2017