Laptop Battery Vs. Lightning Bolt Vs. Shark Bite: The Odds of Attack

Dell's recalling 100,000 more fire-prone batteries, bringing the total now recalled by the company to 4.2 million. This is on top of Toshiba's recall of 830,0000 Sony batteries announced today. Whoa. This is getting serious. Should we be worried about our chances of encountering an exploding battery? Chill out, dudes, and remember Chris Null's fantastic post about the odds of a laptop battery exploding in the next two months.

Lesson: Don't sweat the shark attacks, or laptop batteries. But watch out for that lightning, man.

Chris Null's Odds of Laptop Batteries Exploding [Yahoo]
Dell recalls 100,000 more battery packs [Yahoo News]