Prometheus was nothing if not well-intended. In his mind, publishing listicles like 17 Easy Steps to Enrich Your Own Uranium, How to Make Tooth Fillings Using Only Liquid Mercury and Play Dough, and So You Want to Buy Drugs on the Dark Web, Here’s How was a way of bringing simple everyday technology to the people, and he was proud of his work. It was not until he failed to obtain a patent on his nitroglycerin-fueled space heater it occurred to him that just because you could, does not mean you should, and he withdrew his recipe for deep-fried butter.

Music pairing: NITROUS by Joji