The Periodic Table Personified
May 25, 2013 8:50 PM   Subscribe

Wonderful Life With The Elements, in PDF form too. Via WIRED: Call Me Lithium: "The posters dance with humor and so does his version of the Period Table in which every element becomes a character, and a hard-working character at that." posted by the man of twists and turns (6 comments total) 18 users marked this as a favorite
These are the only ones of which the news has come to Harvard.
And there may be many others but they haven't been discovered.

posted by trip and a half at 9:17 PM on May 25, 2013 [1 favorite]

the elements are people too

Yes, this! Although I would like to clarify that while I'm flattered to be "the elite metal with skills galore" who "leads a tragic life", as a person I do not fit in the palm of your hand, it would be ill-advised to break a sword over my head, and I haven't the faintest idea how to achieve that hairstyle.

Chapter 4: How to Eat the Elements


Also, I love my dear friend boron very much (especially in rod form!), but I'm not sure how I feel about those dehydrated cockroaches.
posted by beryllium at 11:31 PM on May 25, 2013 [1 favorite]

I kind of wish there was a better close-up of fluorine. He's gotta be some kind of bastard and badass rolled up into one.
posted by crapmatic at 11:56 PM on May 25, 2013

Way too many beards. Chlorina will dump you after she takes the last little bit of what was yours, when she already had SEVEN TIMES more than you did when you met.

Voice of experience. I was lucky and got covalent.
posted by dragonsi55 at 4:45 AM on May 26, 2013 [1 favorite]

Arsenic was responsible for Napoleon's assassination? Makes me wonder what other nonsense is in these "facts".
posted by leotrotsky at 6:01 AM on May 26, 2013

a) Tom Lehrer is a STUD
b) This version is also neato
posted by lalochezia at 6:11 AM on May 26, 2013 [1 favorite]

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