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The Waits effect

May 4, 2008

Did you know?

Tom Waits has no fingerprints. Those have been burned off by a lifetime of careless cigarette handling. The only mark Waits leaves behind is shot glass rings and electromagnetic instability, better known to physicists as the “Waits effect”. Currently, astro-physicists are working on a theory linking the Waits effect with the creation of black holes. Waits’ comment on the matter was that the only black holes he creates are in his own memory.


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