Their attempt to build in incompatibility with standards-based power, interfaces, and connectors is nothing but loathsome.
I'll be electrocuted by a third-party USB cable? Give me a break.
As with all things, follow the money.
an electrode will send positive ions into the air. These ions will attach themselves to fine dust particles. A negatively charged surface -- the counter electrode -- will then draw the positive ions
You mean "cathode" and "anode"? Welcome to the dumbed-down news.
Next, Spiridonov’s head will be nearly frozen, ultimately reaching 12 to 15 degrees Celsius, which will make him temporarily brain-dead.
Which sounds pretty cold if you don't understand SI units or Metric system...
"Take that, you hostile sons-of-bitches!" -- James Coburn, in the finale of _The_President's_Analyst_