The story of indium is pretty straightforward, but its namesake is practically impossible to pin down.
Cadmium will let you choose among a range of orange-ish hues, but it’s some pretty awful news if you contract the “cadmium blues.”
The history of phosphorus is largely a tale of people getting their hands dirty. Very, very dirty.
Magnesium makes for quite a fireworks display, whether inside your body or out.