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jayeless
jayeless
Thoughts on Avatar (2009) jayeless.net
jean
jean

@jayeless Unobtainium is my favorite fictional element name. Just did a little Wikipedia check, and learned it was a concept long before the film. 🧐

odd
odd

@jean Fascinating!

The term handwavium (suggesting handwaving) is another term for this hypothetical material, as are buzzwordium, impossibrium, raritanium, and hardtofindium.[citation needed]

jayeless
jayeless

@jean Well, the more you know! I didn't know about the history 😅 I did find it pretty immersion-breaking when that term came up.