The Chemical Carnival

a: Metabolism ~
b: a carnival

What: "Metabolism is like a carnival. There are all sorts of things going on that seem to have their own purpose but they do all contribute to and draw on the whole."

Writer: Not Stated
Date: Oct 28 2013 8:04 PM

A Chain Of Reactions

a: Metabolism ~
b: chain

What: "A standard multivitamin is a good idea too. As one dietician I know put it, your metabolism is like a chain - if you're missing one piece, the whole thing may slow down."

Writer: selfmedicating
Date: Oct 28 2013 8:09 PM

Fast And Cold.....

a: My metabolism ~
b: a gerbil on speed

What: "my metabolism is like a gerbil on speed! I love it, I eat whatever I want, I eat 3000-3500 calories per day and am still hungry! Im like five eleven, one twently lbs. Im always cold too, in summer here in florida I sleep with a comforter."

Writer: AndrewFL
Date: May 10 2013 4:27 PM

Some Big Some Small

a: Metabolism types ~
b: bike styles

What: "An ectomorphs metabolism is like a road bike. A mesomorph is that person who can gain fat and build muscle (depending on their choices). A mesomorph metabolisms is like a mountain bike. An endomorph is that person who seems to look at food & gain weight. An endomorphs metabolism is like a beach cruiser."

Writer: Brian Morgenweg
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: May 10 2013 4:32 PM

Green Venn Diagram

METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.