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January 3, 2013

Get More Eco-friendly Cancer Bulbs

Eco-Friendly Light Bulbs Are Bad for Your Health The scientists recommend that you keep a safe distance,

about two feet, from the bulbs that are damaging your skin cells and exposing you to an increased cancer risk. But, don’t worry: you’re saving the planet.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 3, 2013 12:45 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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We can thank George Bush for eliminating the 100 watt bulb and for pushing an agenda that moves us away from incandescent bulbs and on to those CFLs.

Bush grew government, spent like crazy and took away freedoms... and for some reason people on this site seem to like him.

Posted by: Potsie at January 3, 2013 1:30 PM

I purchased enough 60, 75 watt and three way bulbs to last me forever. All are heavy use and surge rated. If nothing else they'll be currency for when this economy goes tits up.

Posted by: Ed G. Mann at January 3, 2013 4:32 PM

OK, so they emit crappy light and give you cancer. On the plus side, they each contain a tiny dollop of pleasant tasting, healthy mercury.

Posted by: SteveS at January 3, 2013 7:15 PM

C'mon Potsie, cut Bush some slack. His policies saved at least one child, and he didn't leave any of 'em behind.


Isn't he the one, helped us take back the night?

Posted by: chasmatic at January 4, 2013 9:52 AM