Techno-Industrial Terror

Baby Killed by Electric Shock from Cord Rumor: Image depicts a toddler who was electrocuted after playing with an electrical cord.
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Can Cellular Calls Cause Brain Hemorrhages? Can cell phone calls from particular phone numbers cause brain hemorrhage and death?
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9-Volt Batteries Can Cause House Fires? Rumor: Improperly stored or discarded 9-volt batteries can touch off house fires.
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GPS Fire Caused by Overheated Battery? Photographs purportedly show the aftermath of a car fire caused by a GPS device.
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Cell Phone Recharging Electrocution Was a man electrocuted when he answered his cell phone while it was recharging?
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Contact Lenses Fused to Eyes Warning about a man who was blinded for life when his contact lenses fused to...
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Did a Police Radar Gun Almost Cause a Missile Launch?
  • 23 May 2000
A classic "warning against technology" tale.
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Fatal Laptop Fire An overheated laptop in a bed caused a fatal house fire?
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Exploding Lighters Can disposable cigarette lighters explode?
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Lightning and iPods and Cell Phones Can electronic devices such as iPods and cell phones make lightning strike injuries worse?
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Lightning Telephone Deaths Have lightning strikes killed people who were talking on the phone?
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Amusement Park Scalping
  • 22 May 2001
Girl on an amusement park ride is scalped when her hair gets caught in the...
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