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Laws of Physics 101…

September 14, 2006

If you happen to enjoy odd physical phenomena, you might want to head over to a Segway hangout and just watch what happens for the next few days. 

It turns out, more than 20,000 of those things have been recalled because of a risk that they could unexpectedly apply reverse torque to the wheels. Anybody who’s ever seen a Daffy Duck cartoon knows what happens next.

Oh. If you actually OWN a Segway, take off your cool-looking helmet and call  800-750-6557 or check www.segway.com. to see if yours is potentially dangerous. This has been a public service announcement. 

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Tourists drive rental segways in front of the White House as they cruise through Washington May 13, 2006. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

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