28 Jul '12, 8pm

Buckyballs Go Bye-Bye (and Other Small Things to Avoid Swallowing): Really, everyone has some sort of story from...

Buckyballs Go Bye-Bye (and Other Small Things to Avoid Swallowing): Really, everyone has some sort of story from...

Really, everyone has some sort of story from childhood that involves ingesting some small inedible thing that they should have kept far from their mouth. I have a relative that, as a young child, stuck a marble up her nose and wasn’t able to get it out without medical intervention. My cousin swallowed a few beads that “looked like candy” and I remember seeing a classmate eat a perfumed eraser that looked and smelled like bubblegum. Even Homer Simpson , of the famed Simpsons TV show, lived for decades with a forgotten crayon stuck up his nose. The fact is, childhood is as much about sticking things up your nose and swallowing stuff as it is about birthday cake, skinned knees, and stuffed animals. A few years ago, a toy called Buckyballs hit the market. These are tiny ball-bearing-sized rare earth magnets that hold together like, well… like magnets. They have become hugely p...

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