People who do stupid things with hazardous materials often die.
If you've been hanging around the net for a while, chances are you've seen this in someone's sig. In fact, it's so frequently quoted that it makes finding Jim Davidson's original post
just a bit difficult to find -- but it's worth looking for! It sits in the middle of an interesting debate about how poisonous plutonium is
, spurred on by the rumor(?) that it's one of the "most toxic poison[s] known to man."
Deadly poison, Los Alamos Scientists, levitating hemispheres of metal... all it really needs to round it out is true love.