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Boy Scout Builds Nuclear Reactor and Quickly Regrets It

The story of David Hahn.

Plutonium-238 oxide pellet glowing from decay. One of the other ingredients in this incident. (Author via Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain))

And I thought I was a troublemaker.

I was constantly in time out or in huge trouble with my mother for breaking things and fighting with my sister.

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