The Dead Sea Is Really Hopping...And May Turn Up In Your Bathroom

When you think of Sodom, you think of sin, not magnesium. The town is best-known for the Biblical story of Lot, Abraham's nephew, who fled Sodom because of its immoral ways. The Bible says the town on the southern edge of the Dead Sea was destroyed, and, in fact, no one lives there, largely because of the horrific climate. But Sodom has been resurrected in the form of an industrial complex, including a mighty magnesium plant now being built.

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