A Swedish man has been arrested by Swedish authorities for trying to build a nuclear reactor in his kitchen. Richard Handl, 31, claims that he was only doing it as “a hobby” and meant no harm. The man even created a blog with updates and information on his progress, and it was only afterward that he claims he questioned the legality of what he was doing. He contacted the Swedish Radiation Authority, which replied swiftly by raiding the man’s home and taking decent quantities of radium, americium and uranium. The best part? According to an audio interview by the BBC, Handl gained possession of all these radioactive materials on eBay!
Oh, internet! Is there anything you’re not good for? I gotta’ hand it to the man though: it takes some serious gonads to create “a small meltdown” in one’s own stove.
For more details, check out the full article at The Telegraph.