Geeks love the periodic table. They love it so much, they’ll apply it to almost anything. Go ahead–Google “periodic table of [your favorite thing]” and somebody’s probably done it. Or, you can save the effort and enjoy these that I gathered for you.
The Periodic Table of Sci-Fi Film and Television
The Periodic Table of Sewing
The Scientific Seamstress, a molecular biologist and sewing hobbyist blogger, created this one for needle-and-thread lovers. You can download it at 20″x30″ to print yourself.
The Periodic Table of Dessert
Andrew Plotkin, this table’s creator, laments, “You’ve seen those charts that say, like, ‘Periodic Table of the Vegetables’ or ‘Periodic Table of the Sausages’? They annoy me. Because they’re not periodic.” He answered with a table of dessert, which you can buy poster-sized in his CafePress store.
The Periodic Table of Nickelodeon
The Periodic Table of Robots
This one is geektastic, but if you go check out the original at Sankaku Complex, be warned that the site is definitely NSFW.
The Periodic Table of Superheroes
Leanna at Raptor Toe created this one.
The Periodic Table of the Internet
Finally, like a scientific love note to the reason we’re all gathered here together, the Periodic Table of the Internet by Wellington Grey, although the URLs in the image no longer work. (Do you know where WG went?)