Thursday, May 24, 2012

Fact of the Day: Salt's Terrible Parentage


Salt is scientifically known as Sodium Chloride as it's made up of sodium and chlorine. While salt is a safe thing to consume, both pure sodium and chlorine are dangerous. Sodium reacts violently and chlorine is very poisonous.

7 comments:

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DEZMOND said...

salt can also kill you if you eat it too much :)

Adam said...

The same could be said with anything. You can actually suffer from water poisioning if you drink too much

Michael said...

Oh yeah I did hear about one case of that not too long ago, crazy stuff.

A Beer for the Shower said...

Too much salt gives my family kidney stones. And now I don't eat a lot of salt... because I don't want a spiked ball passing shooting out of my junk when I'm 40.

mamtc said...

hydrogen and oxygen combine to form water, but oxygen alone is flammable and same with anything.

MSG is pure sodium?

Jax said...

Oh I had no idea about that!! Who knew we were living on the wild side all this tiime ;) lol