With all the news of the damaged reactors and possible meltdowns in Japan in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, comes this little tidbit courtesy of Ian Argent.
In addition to walking guns to Mexico, it is BATFE’s duty to test wine, gin, whiskey, and vodka for radioactivity. If it isn’t sufficiently radioactive, it can’t be legally sold in the United States.
This comes from a book entitled Physics and Technology for Future Presidents: An Introduction to the Essential Physics Every World Leader Needs to Know.
I guess we need to return to the drinks of Colonial America – rum and ale.