Oscar Wildcat - 2010-12-02 Paid for by the National Association of Mining Companies. Arsenic; it's what's for breakfast!
Lurchi - 2010-12-02 trivia: High Plains Drifter was filmed at Mono Lake
godot - 2010-12-02 Anticipating comment on this on Peter Watt's blog. The global threat in his Rifters trilogy is the spread of a independently evolved RNA bacteria using dextrorotatory amino acids rather than levorotatory ones, which outcompetes terrestrial life for nutrients...
balistic - 2010-12-02 It's eerie how often life imitates Watts.
Old_Zircon - 2010-12-02 Not actually arsenic based, but damn close.