More Than a Few Bad Ideas: Radio-Active Consumer Products of Yesteryear

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"All I know for sure is there's more than a few bad ideas runnin' loose out there ." Sailor Ripley, Wild at Heart.

To prove the point, one need only look as far as radio-active consumer products of the twentieth century. They include things like dinnerware, skin cream, suplements, chocolates, toys, jewelry. Check out the thorium and radium skin cream below, guaranteed to make your complexion glow (in the dark). No? How about some nice radium water?
This lovely implement promised to boost your health by "activating" your water with a little radium goodness. For more, check out this slideshow of regrettable radioactive consumer products, and the online museum of radioactive products