Stanford researchers have developed a rechargeable battery with a built-in fire extinguisher. It’s not a new concept, but this looks to be the first time it would work without affecting battery performance. As with previous efforts, the researchers used triphenyl phosphate, a flame retardant. Show More Summary
As useful as they have proven to be in powering our phones, tablets and electric cars, lithium-ion batteries still have their weaknesses. Chief among them is the very real danger of fire when subjected to high temperatures, a risk we have seen materialize recently through blazing hoverboards and Galaxy Note 7s. Show More Summary
Researchers from Stanford University created a lithium-ion battery with a built-in fire extinguisher that can stop batteries from burning up in 0.4 seconds.
Stanford university battery automatically extinguishes its own flames.
The trash fire has been extinguished. Guess what? There were no surprises on Friday night’s PBC on Spike card, as Erislandy Lara and Anthony Dirrell easily won their mismatch showcase fights in Hialeah, Florida. Lara (24-2-2, 14 KO)Show More Summary
Stanford engineers create a fire extinguisher capsule for your overheating cellphone or laptop batteries. Continue reading ? The post Stanford invention stops a cell phone battery from exploding appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Flames can get extinguished in just 0.4 seconds
A lithium-ion battery with its own mini fire extinguisher that releases its contents if it gets too hot could stop phones and laptops bursting into flames
Three people were rescued from a dramatic housefire in Upper Austria's Bad Schallerbach on Saturday evening. The fire broke out in a ground-floor apartment and spread all the way up to the roof. Police claim that the cause of the fire was a burning cigarette of a 48-year old tenant, who is still in the hospital for smoke inhalation.
The fire brigades in both Bergen and the northern city of Evenes were busy on Tuesday morning trying to extinguish serious fires.
When it comes to fires, smoldering logs and debris can create hot spots and reignite fires. Now, firefighters are using drones to find smoldering hot spots. Last month, a fire in western North Carolina raged out of control, sending 7,100 acres of forest up in smoke. Show More Summary
If we let the election extinguish our inner fire and vision of a just future, then that's worse than anything we lost at the polls in terms of votes or anything coming down the pike in the next four years, said Jill Adams, chief strategist...Show More Summary
There was some drama over the weekend within the Pokemon Go community as 9to5Mac reported that development on the Apple Watch version of the game had been indefinitely suspended. Niantic attempted to extinguish the fire before it could...Show More Summary
Improvised and camouflaged firearms can be some of the most interesting weapons around, and the best ones combine inventiveness, creativity, craft work, and a sort of apocalyptic chic together into final products that are compelling far beyond the sum of their parts or their actual capabilities and practicality. Show More Summary
Early this morning Samsung announced plans to finally extinguish the on-going fire that is the Note 7 once and for all here in the States by way of a software update that won’t allow the troubled phone to charge at all. Apparently not everyone involved is on-board with the move. Show More Summary
The fires in Gatlinburg have been extinguished, but the flame of hope still burns brightly. This year’s edition of Christmas in the Smokies, presented by Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road, kicked off Wednesday afternoon. Lorraine announced that the festival will be making a substantive donation […] The post Christmas in the Smokies 2016 appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
Protestors work to extinguish a fire blocking North Dakota Hwy. 1806 on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, north of Cannon Ball. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor There are a lot of reasons to think the Obama administration’s decision to decline...Show More Summary
AP Photo/Ariel Schalit Israeli firefighters work in Haifa, Israel, Friday, November 25, 2016. T he wildfires have finally died out. The fires in Israel began early last week and were only extinguished early this week. They spread into...Show More Summary
Firefighters extinguished blazes ravaging Israel and West Bank settlements that forced tens of thousands to flee their homes and saw more than 20 people arrested, authorities said Sunday. "There are no active sites left," fire and rescue service spokesman Yoram Levy told AFP. Show More Summary
It was quickly extinguished and there were no injuries. [ more › ]