52. Tellurium: To Hell You Ride

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.

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9. Fluorine: Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright

Just try to tally the body count behind the periodic table’s most reactive element, and learn why you should drink it.

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8. Oxygen: Take What You Can Get

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.

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