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Christmas Gift Idea!

For that little glow-in-the-dark child in all of us…

 Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab

Only available from 1951-1952, this science kit for CHILDREN included 4 types of uranium ore, a Geiger counter, a comic called “Dagwood Spits The Atom” and a coupon for ordering MORE radioactive materials. One of the four uranium ores included was Po-210 (Polonium) which, by mass, is 250,000 times more toxic than hydrogen cyanide. “Merry Christmas Kevin, here’s that giant box of poison you asked for.”
This gem came my way via my roomie’s ex-husband, who is currently fighting a cancerous tumor in his sinuses.  Please keep a good thought, or pray for him, if that’s what you do.  And yes, his name is…wait for it…DAVE!

About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.


4 thoughts on “Christmas Gift Idea!

  1. Oh man, I actually remember that one! 🙂 and thoughts and prayers for Dave.

    Posted by Old NFO | December 12, 2012, 10:56 am
  2. Darn. I never got the GOOD toys. :^)

    Posted by Rev. Paul | December 12, 2012, 11:14 am

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