These Confiscated Hoverboards Do Not Have a Bright Future

By Kate Knibbs on at

US Customs and Borders Protection has seized over 16,000 counterfeit hoverboards. The trendy death-wheelies are sitting in a warehouse in Chicago awaiting processing. Since they can’t be sold, they’ll all be destroyed.

Have You Ever Seen This Many Hoverboards in One Place? 

Have You Ever Seen This Many Hoverboards in One Place? 

Have You Ever Seen This Many Hoverboards in One Place? 

That’s 16,000 small house fires, mercifully avoided. Somewhere, Russell Crowe sheds a single tear.

Images: US Customs and Borders Protection Flickr


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