Amazingly simple way to tell if your battery is alive or dead

All you need to do is drop them and see how they land...

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Amazingly simple way to test if a battery is dead



This is a very easy way to tell whether your old batteries are alive or dead.

Simply drop them from a low height and see how they land: if it's on its head, it means it's still functioning.

Dead batteries will land on their sides or topple over.

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