Thorium

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  1. Renown

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    It's used in tungsten to raise melting temperature and I think it may increase electrical resistance in doing so. I guess it helped Coleman mantels from burning up to fast in a similar way?

    Bananas are radioactive. K type radiation if I recall. They help other fruits and vegetables ripen. I get a stomach aches from them unless I have ice cream or milk with them.

    I thought this thread was going to be about some new type of thoriated pick ups.

    Edit: looks like ESTES used it also. That must be why the cardboard container didn't burn up?
     
  2. blowtorch

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    three down, four to go
     
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    I was in the supermarket the other day and another customer commented that the bananas were warm, - there was a huge pile of them. Do you think they had attained critical mass and an atomic banana explosion was imminent? - I grabbed a bunch and ran, just in case. ( mine were fine! )
     
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    I don't know about critical mass but I bet if you poured milk on them it would render them inert.
     
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    Thorium unable to anther the phone today if you call me today.
     
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    I thought Thorium was Scandinavia's newest Malmsteen.
     
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    Man... I'd totally forgotten Hiney Wine in cans. Those were the days. :D IIRC their slogan was "Get A Little Hiney." For real.
     
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    I love Hiney wine,
    Flip a tab, pull a cork
    It’ll blow your mind...
    Grab some Hiney tonight,
    it’ll be a delight...


    Hiney Winery, founded by Big Harry Hiney and run my his nephews Big Red and Thor. They hired crack quality investigators, to make sure that the Hiney was good.

    I didn’t realize that Terry Dorsey (RIP) had sold the scripts and songs about Hiney Winery to other markets in the US...I thought it was just a Dallas/Fort Worth thing.

    He also talked about the fictional catering school in Forney, Texas (a real city)...the Forney Caterers (fornicators) playing football against the (again, fictional) Immatellin University Battlin’ Earthworms (Immatellin U, I’m a-tellin you).

    All these ridiculous dad jokes and puns were on the radio when I was ten years old. No wonder my sense of humor is so twisted.
     
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    the earth is a giant spinning magnet in a magnetic field... Tesla (the original) had ideas/plans that would harness our natural unlimited power source.

    all quietly shelved , no doubt..:rolleyes:
     
  14. blowtorch

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    He also had ideas/plans for a DEATH-RAY

    I mean, how AWESOME is that

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_ray
    I know some of you tinfoil hat guys don't trust wiki, so here's Ancient Aliens youtube channel :D
     
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    maybe Tesla WAS an ancient alien...:eek::lol:
     
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    My wife likes ancient aliens.
    Maybe that’s why she married me?

    Boomer.
    Does that mean we are explosive and maybe also toxic?
     
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    Tesla also fell in love with a pigeon, saying he loved it as a man loves a woman….

    While Tesla was a genius, he also had some ideas that were absurd—aside from the pigeon infatuation.
     
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    every brilliant mind seems mad to those lacking their perspective

    the pigeon thing, yeah. wow.
     
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    Just watched a movie the other day titled " Pandora's Promise". It's a pretty interesting take on the whole nuclear power issue and thorium reactors are addressed in it. We might have missed the boat on this source of power.
     
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