Sodastream Bottles Have Started Sploding

Just when you thought you were safe from random home explosions, 80s favourite Sodastream has followed in the sooty footsteps of Samsung and recalled a load of product for being a bit 'splodey. Read More >>

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‘Fire Hazard’ Electric Skateboards Recalled After Two Boards Spew Smoke 

After two reports emerged of Boosted Boards spewing dense smoke from their lithium ion batteries, the company issued a statement urging all riders to stop using the newer second-generation boards. Now, it seems the electric skateboard maker is taking more drastic measures, working with consumer protection agencies in the US and Canada to issue a recall. Read More >>

Crossbow Recalled for Randomly Firing at People

Take a hard look at your crossbow collection, people. You could have a death machine sitting in there, ready to fire off at any moment. Read More >>

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Apologies Ranked

People all over the world have been handing back their Galaxy Note 7 mobiles, and Samsung's even offering some apology rewards as a result. But who's getting the best payoff for carrying a sleek incendiary device around with them for a few weeks? Read More >>

Samsung’s Nightmare Continues as It Recalls 2.8 Million Washing Machines

2016 has not been a great year for Samsung, and it doesn’t look like it will be getting better anytime soon. The company just recalled 2.8 million of its top load washing machines, because the machines can basically fall apart during use. Read More >>

Replacement Galaxy Note 7 Explodes During Boarding of Commercial Flight

If you still have a faulty Galaxy Note 7 phone, please, for the love of God, go and exchange it right now. Read More >>

Ikea Confirms Recall of 29 Million Dressers in the US After Third Child Dies

Rumours broke yesterday that Ikea was going to recall millions of dressers today. And they were right. But it’s not just the Malm, as we originally heard. Ikea is recalling 29 million dressers of all varieties in partnership with the US Product Safety Commission after the death of a 22-month-old child who was crushed by a Malm dresser earlier this year. Read More >>

Ikea is Discontinuing Some Malm Dressers, Recalling 27 Million Units

Ikea is to announce a recall of over 27 million Malm dressers and doing away with the piece of furniture altogether. Many versions of the Malm dresser were officially removed from the Ikea website. Read More >>

Apple is Recalling Faulty MacBook USB-C Charging Cables

Over the weekend, Apple announced that it’s recalling some USB-C charge cables that were included with its super-slim MacBooks in 2015 because they “may fail due to a design issue”. Read More >>

How ‘Memory Hacking’ is Becoming a Reality

Films like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Inception suggest it may eventually be possible to erase, modify, or even implant memories into your brain. An upcoming episode of US science programme NOVA introduces viewers to this futuristic possibility and the scientists who are trying to make it happen. Read More >>

Vauxhall Zafira Drivers Aren’t Too Pleased That Their Cars are Bursting Into Flames

Facebook group Vauxhall Zafira car fires is gathering some serious momentum, with over 5,000 people signing up to back a campaign calling for Vauxhall to launch an investigation into how and why some Zafiras appear to be going up in flames. Read More >>

Apple Wants to Replace Your A1300 iPhone Charger

Apple has announced that it's replacing European iPhone adapters sold between October 2009 and September 2012 because they can overheat. It's model A1300 and it came with the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPhone 4S. You can replace it here. Read More >>

8 Questions About Dell’s Cat Urine Recall

Do you own a Dell Latitude 643u ultrabook? Does your Dell Latitude 643u Ultrabook smell like cat urine? And do you, in fact, not own a cat? Well, then, we have some good news for you, friends. Dell has officially issued a recall for their recent fleet of cat pee computers, and it's giving away the non-odoriferous replacement parts for free. Read More >>

7.4 Million Toyotas Recalled Over Faulty Window Switch of (Potential) Death

Car giant Toyota is having to recall an incredible 7.4m models due to a minute problem to do with the window switches. No one was harmed by a window, but still. Someone could've bruised a forearm. Or caught fire. Read More >>

How To Keep Learning Even When You’re Asleep

Everybody knows that sleep helps our brains sort out, reorder and make sense of all the information it consumes during the day. But now a team of neuroscientists has shown that it's possible to continue learning through the night, too. Here's how you can give it a try. Read More >>