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The Horror of Accidently Stealing Radioactive Things

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I dare... to start a new thread!

So in the first stand up, people were talking about the recent accidental heist of some cobalt-60 (link here).

But that pales in comparison to the prototypical "stolen radioactive thing" story, the Goiânia accident (wikipedia link here).

I highly recommend reading the "Events" part of that Wikipedia article. Riveting and Horrific.

Edit: and to reinforce the whole "surprise, that thing is incredibly dangerous" idea, here's someone finding a tiny chunk of the Chernobyl reactor in some grass by the side of the road:

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Also, in the main thread he posted screenshots of Citizen Kane, Cape Fear (the original), The Third Man, Kiss Me Deadly and The Night of the Hunter.

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