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Quan-Tom Mechanics

October 4, 2010

Did you know?

Tom Waits’ body was once used by experimental physicists as a sub-atomic particle accelerator.¬†Unfortunately, the behavior of the particles as they entered Tom became so erratic that the experiments were stopped for fear of creating a black hole. Nowadays Tom’s body is only used for accelerating whiskey, though the amount of whiskey consumed may suggest that the scientists might have caught on to the danger a little too late.


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