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The Dark History of Matches



The ability to easily produce fire was a wildly successful development for mankind. But for a large part of the 19th century, working in a match factory could lead to illness, bone loss, and even death. Occupational safety has come a long way since then. Eventually a less toxic form of match was developed, and in this video, you'll also find why "safety matches" are called that.


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