Was your Thanksgiving dinner radioactive?

Probably, but don’t call your doctor just yet

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The lid that caused all the fuss.

What does all of this have to do with Thanksgiving?

Figure 1: Composition of Background Radiation Sources

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Source: World Nuclear Association

The radioactive leftovers

Figure 2: What Lies Beneath

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Source: XKCD

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