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take a spin through Karolina Waclawiak's brain matter

“In the early 1900s,  radium was more valuable than gold and platinum. As such, the term “Radium” was incorporated into the brand names of any number of products even when these products didn’t actually contain radium. The same was true for the term “X-Ray.””

-  Health Physics Instrumentation Collection

via Retronaut

Amazing.

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    "Radium lump" makes me laugh more than it should.
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    Mmm … radium in my butter! Yum!
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    Interesting fact of the day.
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