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Old 10-02-2015, 08:07 PM   #47
lightgiver
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Mercury Rising..
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The all killing alpha particles eh, are not good for you I know, they are also found in Tig welding electrodes with thorium added, the Alpha particles actually migrate and come to the surface as the heat builds, best kept clear of if you want to stay healthy...
Ramember that science class at school..
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Mercury has been used at various times to assassinate people. In 2008, Russian lawyer Karinna Moskalenko claimed to have been poisoned by mercury left in her car, while in 2010 journalists Viktor Kalashnikov and Marina Kalashnikova accused Russia's FSB of trying to poison them...Mercury, also known as Advanced Vortex, was a series of 3 United States spy satellites launched in the 1990s.. These satellites were launched and operated by the National Reconnaissance Office with the participation of the USAF..2 of the 3 launches from Cape Canaveral were successful, with the 3rd failing to achieve orbit.. The satellites collect SIGINT from near-geosynchronous orbits.. Their precise mission and capabilities are highly classified, but they are widely believed to be successors to the Vortex/Chalet satellites...

A mercury barometer has a glass tube with a height of at least 84 cm, closed at one end, with an open mercury-filled reservoir at the base.. The weight of the mercury creates a vacuum in the top of the tube.. Mercury in the tube adjusts until the weight of the mercury column balances the atmospheric force exerted on the reservoir.. High atmospheric pressure places more force on the reservoir, forcing mercury higher in the column.. Low pressure allows the mercury to drop to a lower level in the column by lowering the force placed on the reservoir.. Since higher temperature levels around the instrument will reduce the density of the mercury, the scale for reading the height of the mercury is adjusted to compensate for this effect...



Mercury is a chemical element with symbol Hg and atomic number 80.. It is commonly known as quicksilver and was formerly named hydrargyrum..Mercury is a heavy, silvery-white metal. As compared to other metals, it is a poor conductor of heat, but a fair conductor of electricity..There are se7en stable isotopes of mercury..Mercury was found in Egyptian tombs that date from 1500 BC..In China and Tibet, mercury use was thought to prolong life, heal fractures, and maintain generally good health, although it is now known that exposure to mercury vapor leads to serious adverse health effects..The ancient Greeks used mercury in ointments; the ancient Egyptians and the Romans used it in cosmetics which sometimes deformed the face..Alchemists thought of mercury as the First Matter from which all metals were formed..The element mercury is an ingredient in dental amalgams.. Thiomersal (called Thimerosal in the United States) is an organic compound used as a preservative in vaccines, though this use is in decline..Thiomersal is metabolized to ethyl mercury..Some medical thermometers, especially those for high temperatures, are filled with mercury; however, they are gradually disappearing..Mercury, as thiomersal, is widely used in the manufacture of mascara...

The most dangerous mercury compound, dimethylmercury, is so toxic that even a few microliters spilled on the skin, or even a latex glove, can cause death, as in the case of Karen Wetterhahn..Quicksilver (liquid metallic mercury) is poorly absorbed by ingestion and skin contact..Thus, the clinical presentation may resemble pheochromocytoma or Kawasaki disease..Consumption of whale and dolphin meat, as is the practice in Japan, is a source of high levels of mercury poisoning..The consumption of fish is by far the most significant source of ingestion-related mercury exposure in humans and animals, although plants and livestock also contain mercury due to bioconcentration of mercury from seawater, freshwater, marine and lacustrine sediments, soils, and atmosphere, and due to biomagnification by ingesting other mercury-containing organisms..Widespread mercury poisoning occurred in rural Iraq in 71-72, when grain treated with a methylmercury-based fungicide that was intended for planting only was used by the rural population to make bread, causing at least 6530 cases of mercury poisoning and at least 459 deaths..In April 2000, Alan Chmurny attempted to kill a former employee, Marta Bradley, by pouring mercury into the ventilation system of her car..Some skin whitening products contain the toxic chemical mercury(II) chloride as the active ingredient.. When applied, the chemical readily absorbs through the skin into the bloodstream..Fluorescent lamps contain mercury which is released when bulbs are broken..On June 5, 2007, a European Union directive was enacted to restrict the sale of mercury, thus effectively ending the production of new mercury barometers in Europe..A Bunsen burner is a gas burner with adjustable air intake, commonly used in laboratories...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barometer
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...05&postcount=1You know, my girlfriend says my people skills are like my cooking skills: quick and tasteless..A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end... http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...postcount=1666

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