Radioactive toys for kids? Hell yes! In 1947 these Kix Lone Ranger Atomic Bomb rings were all the range.
For .15 and a box top you could have your own wearable spinthariscope. The advertising claimed you could see atoms smashing themselves to smithereens inside this ring. It also declared the action perfectly safe. The polonium alpha particles were smashing against a zinc screen.
The half-life of the polonium was super short. My ring does not work. Hell, it can even be a real pain in the posterior removing those red plastic fins, just so you can see the "reaction chamber."
I like it.
Well, it’s Infrastructure Week again, America.
‘CANCEL THE RENT’ ‘SEND MORE VENTILATORS’ ‘STOP ICE RAIDS’ NYC-based political projection collective ‘The Illuminator’ staged a large-scale public projection in Manhattan on Saturday night to make several demands on local, state, and federal governments during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
“You can’t just come in and say let’s close up the USA,” Trump said, again falsely stating coronavirus is no worse than flu.
There are plenty of productive ways to spend time while stuck indoors. While it’s undoubtedly fun to binge all 15 seasons of Supernatural or sink days of playtime into an Overwatch campaign, learning something new is definitely a more meaningful and long-term beneficial use of open hours. And if you’re going to invest time in […]
Yoga studios are closed nationwide. The irony is that between the anxieties of the outside world and those popping up inside your very own home with everyone trapped indoors, there’s probably never been a time where yoga’s calming zen was more vital and needed. Rather than just throwing in the yoga mat and subjecting family […]
The workers aren’t inside their physical business space anymore. So why should business technology still be under that roof either? In fact, more and more businesses have been making this migration for a while now, moving all their digital infrastructure to the world’s two largest cloud services platforms, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft’s Azure. […]