This just in! [news.zdnet.co.uk]
Dropping your laptop is bad for its health! You may damage the battery and cause it to get hot and maybe, just possibly explode. I mean, hey! When a whole 5 people complain of hot laptops, it MUST be a battery issue. Especially when you can recreate the issue by “dropping the ThinkPads from a certain height and a certain angle.” Once they confirmed that doing such a thing would damage the batteries, they recalled 205,000 of them.
Mental note to self: No dropping laptops. Looks like I’ll have to find another favorite pastime. Maybe I’ll take up gaming.