We are fortunate to live in a age of completely responsible online journalism where no one would take advantage of casual readers by carelessly implying something that…
Are you asking us, International Business Times? Because the answer under all regular usage is “No.”
The headline continues:
“New Headphones’ Batteries Can Ignite If Not Recycled Properly, Breakdown Found.” (Tip o’ the antlers to @designheretic.)
That makes it sound like they could ignite if they’re just lying around. In fact, they only way they might ignite is if they’re recycled improperly.