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Glowing Fuel

Petrol with lumonescent additives
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Who wouldn't want petrol to have a healthy purple glow?
lostmind, Jun 22 2007

Benefits of Radiation http://www.aboutnuc...nefits_of_Radiation
... the list of beneficial uses of radiation goes on and on [nuclear hobo, Jun 22 2007]

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       when do you ever see petrol?
po, Jun 22 2007
  

       //Lemonescent// Smells of lemons, too.
Ling, Jun 22 2007
  

       Would the exhaust fumes glow too? Glowing particulates, in busy cities would turn those drab grey cityscapes into purple glowing wonderlands. Street-lighting prices would plummet, and we'd enter a new age of global peace and prosperity. Nightime would become a thing of the past, and by the end of the century, the entire planet would be bathed in a friendly, healthy purple glow.
zen_tom, Jun 22 2007
  

       <[zen_tom] wonders off into purple sunset with Leela and Fry>
wagster, Jun 22 2007
  

       I wander if he would do that.
Ling, Jun 22 2007
  

       An easily visible additive to diesel would be a good thing for motorcyclists. Although quite how you could avoid it when you're already hard over in a corner.
bs0u0155, Jun 22 2007
  

       Diesel already has an appearance additive to distinguish it from home heating fuel, which is the same substance, but under different tax schedules. (At least here in the US.)
Galbinus_Caeli, Jun 22 2007
  

       You could use radioluminescents like radium-226 or strontium-90.
nuclear hobo, Jun 22 2007
  

       <nuclear hobo>   

       'Healthy' purple glow, remember?
croissantz, Jun 22 2007
  

       See [link], unless of course you are talking about purple.
nuclear hobo, Jun 22 2007
  

       Since when was being exposed to large doses of radium-226 (or radon-222) beneficial?
croissantz, Jun 22 2007
  
      
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