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Did you know that mercury makes aluminum rust?

Also, fire!

(Links courtesy this thread at Making Light.)
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I somewhat knew that, due to having read a Tom Swift, Jr. book in which someone makes the mistake of locking Tom into a room with aluminum window frames (I forget the reason he couldn't break the glass) which contained a mercury thermometer. But I didn't know the exact mechanism.

Yay fire!

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