The newest way to get around town is on a hoverboard!

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A hoverboard is a self-balancing scooter that looks like a skateboard without wheels. The first hoverboards were made by Mattel in the 1980s and were inspired by the films “Back to the Future” and “Blade Runner.” The idea of a hoverboard has been around for centuries, but it wasn’t until recently that the technology to make one became available.

Hoverboards use magnets to levitate and move. The Board has two sets of magnets, one in the front and one in the back. The magnets are attracted to the metal plates in the road, which makes the Board move forward. The magnets in the back are repelled by the magnets in the front, which makes the Board turn.

The Board is controlled by leaning your body weight in the direction you want to go. To go forward, you lean your weight forward on the board. To turn, you lean your weight to the side. To stop, you lean your weight back.

Hoverboards are powered by lithium-ion batteries, which are the same type of batteries that are used in electric cars. The average range of a hoverboard is about 10 miles.

Hoverboards are not yet available for purchase, but there are a few companies that are working on making them. One company, Hendo, is already taking pre-orders for their hoverboard, which is expected to be released in 2015.

Hoverboards have the potential to revolutionize transportation. They are environmentally friendly, emissions-free, and quiet. They are also very compact, so they can be easily stored and transported.

The biggest obstacle to the widespread adoption of hoverboards is the lack of infrastructure. Currently, there are no roads or pathways that are designed for hoverboards. This means that, for now, hoverboards can only be used in private spaces, like driveways or skate parks.

Hoverboards are an exciting new technology that is sure to change the way we get around town.

1 Comment

  1. I think hoverboards are really cool! I can’t wait until they are available to purchase. I think they have the potential to revolutionize transportation.

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