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This Black Light Video Will Have You Rethinking Buffet-Style Dining

Anyone who dines at a buffet accepts, on some level, that they’re essentially touching hands with every other diner. And this black-light-powered video shows just how much.

The setup? NHK World News put together a buffet with 30 guests and a twist. One of the diner’s hands were coated with UV dye. It easily transferred to the surfaces this person touched and, in turn, to the hands of the other diners.

When it came time to turn on the lights, everyone in the room had the dye somewhere on their body.

We don’t know about you, but we had our sinking suspicions about buffets at the best of times—let alone during the current pandemic. This black-light-reveal video isn’t filling us with a burning desire to hit the buffet line anytime soon.

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