#2328 "Space Basketball"
My shooting will improve over the short term, but over the long term the universe will take more shots.
#2327 "Oily House Index"
We're underwater on our mortgage thanks to the low price of water.
#2326 "Five Word Jargon"
My other (much harder) hobby is trying to engineer situations where I have an excuse to use more than one of them in short succession.
#2325 "Endorheic Basin"
My biggest fear is that colonial engineers will try to flood me to generate electricity. My biggest hope is that I'll develop sailing stones.
#2324 "Old Days 2"
The git vehicle fleet eventually pivoted to selling ice cream, but some holdovers remain. If you flag down an ice cream truck and hand the driver a floppy disk, a few hours later you'll get an invite to a git repo.
#2323 "Modeling Study"
You've got questions, we've got assumptions.
#2322 "ISO Paper Size Golden Spiral"
The ISO 216 standard ratio is cos(45°), but American letter paper is 8.5x11 because it uses radians, and 11/8.5 = pi/4.
#2321 "Low-Background Metal"
The only effect on the history books were a few confusing accounts of something called 'Greek fire.'
#2320 "Millennium Problems"
The hard part about opening a hole in the proof of the Poincaré conjecture is that Grigori Perelman will come out of retirement to try to fix it by drawing a loop around the hole and contracting it to a point.
#2319 "Large Number Formats"
10^13.4024: A person who has come back to numbers after a journey deep into some random theoretical field
#2318 "Dynamic Entropy"
Despite years of effort by my physics professors to normalize it, deep down I remain convinced that 'dynamical' is not really a word.
The other side of USB-C is rotationally symmetric except that the 3rd pin from the top is designated FIREWIRE TRIBUTE PIN.
#2316 "Hair Growth Rate"
Hourly haircuts would be annoying, but they'd be easier to do yourself, since you'd have adjacent hairs as a guide. Growing it out would be a huge pain, though.
#2315 "Eventual Consistency"
Later I'm going to get a head start on the heat bath.
Nature abhors a vacuum and also anything that's not a crab.
#2313 "Wrong Times Table"
Deep in some corner of my heart, I suspect that real times tables are wrong about 6x7=42 and 8x7=56.
Hello and welcome to Millibar Millibarn Attometer, an advice show for the Planck era.
#2311 "Confidence Interval"
The worst part is that's the millisigma interval.
#2310 "Great Attractor"
Living in the southern hemisphere was nice because I could jump extra high, but I like it here too. Besides, if I ever want to move back, I can just curl up in a ball and wait!
The worst is when you run out of monospaced fonts and have to use variable-width variables.
I really like XKCD, so I post them here as soon as they are released. Feel free to boost or favorite my toots if you enjoy them. – Made by @lx
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