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consumer products that make nice sources

>Date: Fri, 3 Nov 1995 10:34:00 -0500 (EST)
>From: Brad Dolan <[email protected]>
>To: [email protected]
>Cc: "Perry E. Metzger" <[email protected]>, [email protected]
>Subject: Re: Sources of randomness 
>> What prices have you got listed? Is the equipment sensitive enough to get 
>> lots of entropy from a normal environment or do you need artificial sources
>> of radioactivity? (easy, safe and cheap enough to get?)

The tag on my Montana Sunshine Radon Mine radon pillow is a little blurred.  
I think the following is the right phone number.

Sunshine Mine is an amusing concept.  People pay money to go breathe radon
there, while others are spending much money avoiding radon.

Anyway, the pillows make nice sources and good conversation pieces.


>Safe, easy-to-obtain gamma sources:  orange fiesta-ware pottery (at flea 
>markets), old-style Coleman lantern mantles (not sure about the new 
>ones), uranium-ore "health pillows" (Sunshine Mine, 408-225-3670).