Should we store our batteries in the refrigerator or freezer when we leave for the summer?
I've heard mixed responses to this question so did some research.
Snopes interviewed both Duracell and Energizer on the subject:
Says Duracell about this belief:
As does Energizer:
Mythbusters did a whole show about this subject and found that the batteries that lasted the longest were those stored at room temperature. The batteries stored in the refrigerator had the poorest performance. Here's a link to the show if you care to watch:
Mythbusters Discuss Battery Life