Two new visual representations have been catching people’s attention today. Each, in its own way, offers a view of all the matter in the known universe.
One is the periodic table of elements, now with four additional elements, completing the seventh row:
And the other is this picture by Pablo Carlos Budassi:
Posted by acilius on January 4, 2016
Via haha.nu, a “Periodic Table of Periodic Tables.” The more closely you look, the more clever it is.
Posted by acilius on March 31, 2010
How do you pronounce "deeaaaaaaad"?
“Gay Teen Worried He Might be Christian” [The Onion, via Roger Hollander]
Cliff Clavin’s role in the Massachusetts Senate race; or, hold it right there, Doy-enne- it’s a little known fact that some of America’s greatest senators have been naked guys.
A novelty Periodic Table lists common uses for particular elements. Included are such valuable services as being a component of radioactive waste. Hey, that’s better than anything Senator Naked (R-Massachusetts) is likely to do. [haha.nu]
Some of Max Fleischer’s early avant-garde animation [Liza Cowan]
Lucy Knisley remembers bottle-base sidewalks. I remember them too, but Google doesn’t seem to, at least not under that name.
Conan O’Brien’s Funniest Show [The New York Times, via Steve Sailer]
Posted by acilius on January 20, 2010