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The Eye-Watering Science Packed in a Can of Tear Gas

Tear gas is a relatively modern invention—a non-lethal repellant developed from the killer chemical weapons of World War I. But each canister relies on the fascinating chemistry of some ancient compounds and reactions. Wired gives us a look inside, without all the coughing and choking. Read More >>

A South Korean Politician Threw a Tear Gas Canister During a Parliament Vote

The European Union has been sort of a cluster-doodie this last couple of weeks, but at least they're not lobbing tear gas canisters at each other. South Korean Parliament on the other hand? Not so much. Read More >>


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