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Sand Won't Save You This Time: the story of chlorine trifluoride (corante.com)
39 points by dschobel on Mar 25, 2009 | hide | past | web | favorite | 4 comments

I like the last line "For dealing with this situation, I have always recommended a good pair of running shoes."

"If in doubt, run." is good advice in most any situation.

"Gee, I don't know what to do about this bear. Better run!"

Sound like much more fun that the ammonium tri-iodide that we made in high school chemistry lab.

If you let it react with water it gets to be even more fun (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrofluoric_acid)

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