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+ - Laptop fires on airplanes->

Maximum Prophet writes: As usual, xkcd gets it right: http://xkcd.com/651/

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/27/business/27fires.html?_r=1&hpw

"More than half of the 22 battery fires in the cabin of passenger planes since 1999 have been in the last three years. One air safety expert suggested that these devices might be "the last unrestricted fire hazard" people can bring on airplanes."

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