[Noisebridge-discuss] Weird, trippy pattern I found in the periodic table

Nicholas LoCicero nick.locicero at gmail.com
Sun Sep 29 09:50:54 UTC 2013

I know, it's about as mind blowing as anything I've experienced in my life.
Matter of fact everything I've experienced in my life are these godlike
elements.. Whoa
On Sep 29, 2013 1:07 AM, "Andrew Byrne" <andrew at pachakutech.com> wrote:

> CHCl(3) would be polar, and lightly acidic (the chlorines can support the
> electron the proton would leave behind)
> But it all depends on the environment. Example:
> COCl(2) is phosgene; the ketone supports several stable configurations for
> the chloride to leave a frank positive charge behind; that's not likely to
> occur, unless you add water. Then the chloride undergoes a very favorable
> reaction with H(2)O, creating oxygen and hydrochloric acid; the result is
> COOHCl + H+Cl-, which is an even more willing chloride donator. Drop the
> tetromeric one period down to SiOCl(2) to work safely with that
> chemistry--then it's a liquid that won't get to interact with the water in
> your lungs.
> You can kill everyone in the room very easily with orgo lab work...
> Fortunately for us, the film lab chemicals have gone bad; you can wash your
> hands with the sulfuric acid.
> -AnB
> Funny how different people see these things...
> CNH(x)  amines / amides groups make me sneeze (histamines)
> CO - ketones / ethers dissolve stuff.
> CF(x) - flourocarbons are great refrigerants that can eat through the ozone
> layer.
> CCl(x) groups preserve dead things (formaldehyde) or dissolve stuff way
> better than CO groups.
> CS (mercaptans) make entire cities smell like farts when you make them.
> :-).
> Organic chemistry is a neato thingy!
> Sean
> On Sep 28, 2013 11:57 PM, "Nicholas LoCicero" <nick.locicero at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Nitrogen, Oxygen, and Fluorine are right next to each other on the
> > periodic table.
> >
> > CHN molecules are stimulants like amphetamine
> > CHO molecules are life supporting, like sugar
> > CHF molecules cause central nervous system depression (opposite of
> > stimulants)
> >
> > I wonder what CHCls do. I bet a CHS is probably a lot like a fart.
> >
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