Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The Elemental Kickin' the Darkness

I learned the Periodic Table of the Elements by the time I was in the 4th grade and could easily name any element just by looking at its symbol (of course at that time the last known element was element 103, Lawrencium/Lr, so it was easier back then :-)

My fascination with that table and illustrations of it have stuck with me over the years. I came upon a site that sells the table as a beautifully illustrated poster, and also provides a "Create an Element Banner" feature for your choice of word, name, or phrase (if it can be spelled with elements) that you can then purchase, so I couldn't resist:

Monday, August 25, 2008

Are you ready to vote?

Check your registration status and find out everything you need to know to vote on Election Day.

Yes, it's the Obama campaign that's providing this on-line service, but you can vote for anybody you want to at the polls...so long as you're registered.

It's the American thing to do.