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Sugar Daddy: Not so boron after all

Posted on behalf of Sugar Daddy With the changing of the guard in Washington, late-night night television hasn’t quite been the same. I guess the new guy in charge is a harder target for comics. Anyway, to a certain extent, the late-night hosts have been turning their attention elsewhere, and eventually chemistry was bound to make it. In this clip, Conan O’Brien draws attention to, among other things, the discovery of a fourth form of pure elemental boron. The humor in the clip originates from a recent New York Times article that had mistakenly counted the number of pure forms 


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