Consumerist Continues Fear-Mongering on Spinners

Two weeks ago, they had an article on how spinners were dangerous.  Now?  They explode.  Gee, I wonder if the fact that anything spinner-related gets clicks has anything to do with their sudden fear-mongering over spinners?

Nah; they’re reputable you guys and owned by Consumer Reports.  They would never do that.

Source: Fidget Spinners Not Just Exploding In Popularity, But Literally Exploding With Fire – Consumerist


Fear-Stoking “Group” Warns of Fidget Spinner Dangers

Live in fear, y’all…  Everything can hurt your precious children…

Fidget spinners, which gained popularity this year, top the group’s list of “Summer Safety Traps” that parents and other caregivers should watch out for this summer.What’s wrong with fidget spinners? They might seem pretty harmless, but once there are enough of any toy out on the market, someone is going to be harmed. There are two documented cases of kids choking on spinners that fell apart, one of whom had to have a plastic piece removed from her esophagus.“Do not be lulled into a false sense of security that a toy is safe simply because it is popular,” the group’s president warned.

Source: Any Toy, No Matter How Fun Or Popular, Can Be Dangerous – Consumerist