"Shale oil is like getting to the bottom of a milkshake, swirling the straw around to get the last few full gulps, almost feeling like there is still plenty ..."
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.