Collecting elements can be risky business. Tellurium is one of those elements that poses a dire threat — not to one’s health, but to the element collector’s reputation in polite society.
Let’s look past the bad reputation this element has to learn how it’s an essential part of an idyllic childhood.
Just try to tally the body count behind the periodic table’s most reactive element, and learn why you should drink it.
Element 8 brings us two different stories about a population that gets a little too swept up in the latest craze, happening to commit mass murder in the process.