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Submission + - Anti-Terrorism and the Death of the Chemistry Set

An anonymous reader writes: A recent unfortunate casualty of anti-terrorism laws is the home chemistry set. Once deemed the gift that saved Christmas, most Slashdotters probably remember early childhood experimentation with one of the many pre-packaged chemistry sets that were on the market. Unfortunately the FBI has decided that home chemistry sets are a threat to national security and they are rapidly disappearing from the market entirely. Those that remain are shallow boring versions of the old kits.

Some people manage by the book, even though they don't know who wrote the book or even what book.

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