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15 Caffine Facts

(Original Post: Think

must… have… more… caffeine… As seen on The Big Bang Theory!

You live and code by this alkaloid, why not wear your badge of addiction for all to see? Kind of like a scarlet molecule. Except it’s green.

Caffeine molecule printed in lime green on a navy shirt.

Here’s some info…
In chemical line-angle structures (like the structure of caffeine shown on our t-shirt), carbon and hydrogen are not usually shown explicitly. Carbon is assumed to be at every junction of lines, and the proper number of hydrogen atoms needed to give each carbon a total of four bonds is assumed. This representation of the caffeine molecule is simplified based on these rules and is widely used and recognized throughout the scientific community.

(Source: Think Geek)