Let Your Mad Light Shine

Shining a light on fluorescent bulbs – Environment- msnbc.com

Compact fluorescent light bulbs, long touted by environmentalists as a more efficient and longer-lasting alternative to the incandescent bulbs that have lighted homes for more than a century, are running into resistance from waste industry officials and some environmental scientists, who warn that the bulbs’ poisonous innards pose a bigger threat to health and the environment than previously thought.

Quicksilver made for some of the most entertaining madmen ever. Given these and all the drugs in the water, things should get real interesting in my adopted homeland in a generation or so.