Man Sitting on a Pool of Mercury

Remember the video clip of a guy tossing a cannonball into a pool of mercury? Well, here's something even more amazing: a 1972 photo from the National Geographic magazine showing a man sitting on a pool of mercury.

Link - Thanks Rob!

(Photo: National Geographic)

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Damn, all through my childhood I avoided touching mercury because adults told me how deadly it was.

I'm off to the mercury shop right now!
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