The toxicity of mercury is well known. (At least, we hope it is.) But in 1937, that wasn't yet common knowledge. And that's how Barcelona ended up with a beautiful fountain that trickles pure, poisonous, liquid mercury. Well, that's part of the story, anyway.
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Written by Joanie Faletto March 30, 2017
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