Boing Boing reader "Bland Bore" says,
Back in April, BoingBoing reported on old radium baths and radon mine soaks. Apparently, they're still around and have been upgraded with free high-speed wireless internet access.
The Free Enterprise Radon Health Mine in Boulder, Montana boasts: "A proven modality for those seeking a complement or alternative to current methods of disease symptom management of immune system disorders -- to ease or eliminate chronic pain and to break reliance on pharmaceuticals."
They go on to list a ton of diseases and conditions that Radon cures. My favorite is: "Effects on neuro-transmitting and thinking systems through increase of key enzymes and hormones." The Mine Motel has eight units. Pets welcome. No smoking though; it's a carcinogen.
Previously on Boing Boing:
Past tense health tech: radium baths, radon mine soaks
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