Have a Blast With At-Home Chemistry Sets
January 5, 2009
I love all of these vintage at-home chemistry sets from the 1940’s-1960’s that I found on Ebay. Even better is that some of the chemicals are eating away at the packaging.
These old sets remind me of one of my favorite movies “The Young Poisoner’s Handbook”, a British film (1997) that is loosely based on the life of Graham Frederick; also know as the “Tea-cup killer”. “The Young Poisoner’s Handbook” is mad science made cool & explores the fine line between genius and madness. Graham Young, the main character, who is a brilliant chemist sets his sights on becoming the world’s greatest poisoner after several humiliations by his family. Check out the opening from the movie below.