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CB is a service that connects student-users with tutor-users.An experiment was set up to demonstrate how these metals reacted by dropping them in water, with the expectation that the heavier alkali metals would be more potent.Lithium, sodium, potassium and rubidium reacted with increasing potency. Guest blogger Simon Waxman is Managing Editor of Boston Review and has written for WBUR, Alternet, Mc Sweeney's, Jacobin, and others.She is a former features editor for the New York Sun, and has written for publications including Slate and the Wall Street Journal.For high-born and low-born book owners alike, however, their meaning is the same, writes the Globe's Alex Beam, in the Yale Alumni Magazine: "Think of a bookplate as a wedding ring binding the reader to the book, and vice versa."Yale has one of the world's largest collection of bookplates, numbering as many as a million, from florid handprinted examples dating to the 15th century to designs donated by eccentric modern bibliophiles. "I don't think so." Brainiac is the daily blog of the Globe's Sunday Ideas section, covering news and delights from the worlds of art, science, literature, history, design, and more. Brainiac blogger Kevin Hartnett is a writer in Columbia, South Carolina. Guest blogger Sarah Laskow is a freelance writer and editor in New York City.But the collection is a jumble, and its treasures have largely gone unexplored. She edits Smithsonian's Smart News blog and has contributed to Salon, Good, The American Prospect, Bloomberg News, and other publications.Please select your role in relation to this artist, add a few words of explanation to help us verify your request, and then click the 'Submit' button.Please note: requests should only be made by those officially affiliated to Brainiac Live.The university is beginning a cataloging process that could take a decade. I found the modern examples more striking than the coats of arms. Getz went so far as to have himself portrayed in cartoon form guillotining a malfeasant borrower. Guest blogger Joshua Glenn is a Boston-based writer, publisher, and freelance semiotician.Highlights include Charles de Gaulle's striking plate, featuring the Cross of Lorraine, the symbol of the Free French, crushing a Nazi swastika with a V-for-victory; an Orwellian Nazi sample ("The times live in books," from the library of someone who embraced book-burning); and manifold examples of the "Return my book or else! He was the original Brainiac blogger, and is currently editor of the blog Hi Lobrow, publisher of a series of Radium Age science fiction novels, and co-author/co-editor of several books, including the story collection "Significant Objects" and the kids' field guide to life "Unbored." Guest blogger Ruth Graham is a freelance journalist in New Hampshire, and a frequent Ideas contributor.