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originally posted by: Notoneofyou
originally posted by: panoz77
Is it bad to use my smoke detector as a codpiece?
Why would it be? I've got mine on right now.
Make sure it has fresh batteries so you can press the test button and unwittingly force everyone to stare at your crotch.
Good times. (Well, except for thigh chafing).
originally posted by: scrounger
I have a real problem with this video
I am not gonna say what he was showing was somehow doctored or that it was not accurate.
what I am gonna ask is is this another case of look hard enough you will find harm that is POSSIBLE but in reality not probable or as harmful as claimed.
My science teacher told us that enough of anything is harmful and kill a mouse.. but at least with an aphrodisiac it will die with a smile on its face.
but I digress..
i remember a serious and technically factual rant that claimed coconut oil popcorn was dangerous to your health.
we heard endless claims by "scientists" that it was bad for you .
leading to the change to the crap we have now
but further looking into it found that (not an exaggeration ) you would have had to eat large (not even close to normal or abnormal if hungry) amount every day for weeks to run the risk they were claiming.
so scientific accurate but realistically not probable for most people
I am wondering if this is again one of those situations.
let me end this comment with another radioactive product that puts out some radiation and we use it daily.
its called a smoke detector
it has a radioactive element that does pose a danger (just lookup atomic boyscout) and can be shown with scientific tests.
but in reality unless you plan on cracking the case and eating it, spreading it on your body, or something equally as silly .
Or you have some rare compromised or not normal immune system that any extra radiation could cause a change.
or just plain nature just doesnt like you randomness ...
you are gonna be safe