Swede cuffed for cooking nuclear reactor on kitchen stovetop

By Archean ยท 6 replies
Aug 3, 2011
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  1. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +117

    LOL, Interesting stuff! :D
  2. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 5,690   +96

    Indeed, not something which I'd ever want to do in my kitchen. :rolleyes:
  3. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +117

    Its OK, you can cook your baked beans on one of the other plates :)
  4. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 5,690   +96

    Beans = manifold enhancement in destructive power of the nukes ........
  5. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,535   +51

    Add the salt, teaspoon of coriander, pinch of plutonium, some red wine (don't forget that), and we're done!

    ....Hmm...This tastes funny :suspiciou
  6. Lokalaskurar

    Lokalaskurar TS Enthusiast Posts: 544

    I lol'd so hard when I read this in the local news paper. Vault-Boy approves big time.

    Have any one heard of David Hahn, 'The Nuclear Boy Scout'? An american scout who wanted the nuclear badge so bad, he successfully produced a few milligrams of Plutonium using common household appliances. Thorium from "strongbright" lanterns, Americium from about 100 smoke detectors, and Radium from 1950's-old watches. And he sure got the badge! Along with a sanitation-squad from EPA on his neck.

    The nuclear safety regulations doesn't cover civilian production of plutonium, so mr. Hahn was released without charges.

    Wiki article.

    YouTube clip.

    As for the Swede, he'll probably get fined for possessing professional levels of nuclear materials. He didn't succeed in making a reactor after all.

    Edit: Oh wait... I didn't actually see that they mention Hahn at the bottom of the article. Great minds think alike it seems :)

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