Spangles (1948) The same year George Orwell gazed apprehensively into a totalitarian future, Mars unveiled a more upbeat response to post-war austerity with these translucent sugar squares. Over three decades tangerine, butterscotch, 'Old English', cola and dozens more varieties appeared, until their liquidation in ... 1984.
Mercury in any form is poisonous and its toxicity has been known for more than 100 years. Yet even today, half of all dentists still use mercury amalgam to fill teeth. They’ll never tell you this because the American Dental Association put a gag order on dentists not to talk about the fact that they’re still using the half-silver-half-mercury fillings.