Sometimes finding amazing things involves expensive, dangerous, hands-on research by top men
here at Wohba. An excellent example is our recent investigation of the rare metal gallium.
With a considerable research budget at our disposal, we were able to order 30 grams of the stuff to
This freakin' metal melts in your hand! IT MELTS IN YOUR HAND! What could be cooler that that! Its melting point is about 86°F so it's a solid at room temperature, but (did we mention this?) - it melts in your hand!
As a kid, Oliver Sacks
Oliver Sacks) used to cast spoons out of the stuff which would melt when placed into a hot cup of tea.
(The top men at Wohba have to admit that its a bit disconcerting that the toxic properties of gallium have not been comprehensively investigated - but we went ahead and let it melt in our hand anyway. We hope nobody drank Oliver Sacks' tea.)