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Reason #7,638: Can we stop making things out of mercury?
Especially things that are already very scary and dangerous?
Reason 3,815: Sudden blasts of hot mercury
The element mercury is best known as the metal that’s also a liquid at room temperature. But you may not know that mercury doesn’t evaporate until its temperature hits 674.11 °F. I certainly didn’t! I had to look it up. That’s 462.11 degrees hotter than the boiling point of water. If you’ve ever scalded yourself …
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