Roman batteries, radioactive men

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Romans invented batteries (sort of)

This is a hell of a retro article to link to! 2003, that’s like ancient internet history, I like it.

Apparently Romans invented batteries. Sort of.

Men are more radioactive than women

Potassium-40 is a naturally occurring radionuclide that is present in the human body, specifically in muscle tissue. As men generally have a larger muscle mass than women, they are more radioactive (been reading a book).

This is quite the word

Pulchritudinous - physically beautiful; comely.