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The Hoverboard Mystery: Where Did The Holidays' Hot Product Come From?

This holiday season, one item has been gathering popularity: Called "hoverboards," they're two-wheeled scooters that look like Segways with no handles. Audrey Quinn of Planet Money reports these hoverboards emerged not so much from an inventor but from a manufacturing system.

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