Asphalt

Eugene Leitl Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
Fri, 10 Aug 2001 18:42:04 +0200 (MET DST)


On Fri, 10 Aug 2001, Jim Whitehead wrote:

>
> "Chewing asphalt is a common practice among construction workers and
> has no apparent ill effect, except for potential intestinal
> obstruction if swallowed."

Or increased incidence of testicular cancer. Oh, it's only for chimney
sweepers. For asphalt workers, it's skin cancer.

	http://www.osha-slc.gov/SLTC/asphaltfumes/

> Wow, Wrigley's is missing out on a huge opportunity here! :-)

Not only that, in a pinch you can make a hybrid rocket from nitrous and
asphalt!http://www.cnn.com/TECH/space/9908/19/rocket.test.1/index.html

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