This year the popular magnets Buckyballs and Buckycubes were voluntarily recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission as part of a settlement with a case filed by CPSC in 2012 leaving Zen Magnets the only distributor of magnetic spheres in the United States.
There's a great joke by comedian Steven Wright that he knows when he's going to die because his birth certificate has an expiration date on it. Funny, yes, but now it's one step closer to becoming a reality.
By now you might have heard about "Bendgate." Bendgate is two things: An issue where the design of the iPhone 6 Plus allows it to bend...and the most annoying example yet of adding '-gate' to minor problems, to make them sound like Watergate.