#2521 Toothpaste 

"9 out of 10 dentists have banned me from their offices."

#2520 Symbols 

"röntgen" and "rem" are 20th-century physics terms that mean "no trespassing."

#2519 Sloped Border 

"The slope will be 74° at ground level." "Okay, I think we can hack together a ... wait, why did they specify ground level? It's 74° everywhere, right? ... Oh no, there's a whole section in the treaty labeled 'curvature.'"

#2518 Lumpers and Splitters 

Anna Karenina is a happy family lumper and unhappy family splitter.

#2517 Rover Replies 

I'm so glad NASA let you take your phone to Mars!

#2516 Hubble Tension 

Oh, wait, I might've had it set to kph instead of mph. But that would make the discrepancy even wider!

#2515 Vaccine Research 

Honestly feel a little sheepish about the amount of time and effort I spent confirming "yes, the vaccine helps protect people from getting sick and dying" but I guess everyone needs a hobby.

#2514 Lab Equipment 

I've been working on chocolate bar annealing techniques to try to produce the perfect laser s'more. Maybe don't mention that on the grant application though.

#2513 Saturn Hexagon 

Sorry, in SI units that's "there's a big football in there."

#2512 Revelation 

And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together, but then more heaven kept appearing to replace it, as if the scroll was infinite.

#2511 Recreate the Conditions 

We've almost finished constructing the piña collider.

#2510 Modern Tools 

I tried to train an AI to repair my Python environment but it kept giving up and deleting itself.

#2509 Useful Geometry Formulas 

Geometry textbooks always try to trick you by adding decorative stripes and dotted lines.

#2508 Circumappendiceal Somectomy 

Some personal news: After treating my first case a few years ago with antibiotics, I can report that I have now had appendicitis for the second and--unless something extremely unexpected happened with the surgery--final time.

#2507 USV-C 

Ultra-Serial Violet C light is unpolarized, so you don't have to flip the polarizing filter over when you get the orientation wrong the first time.

#2506 Projecting 

This is something we all need to work on, but especially you all.

#2505 News Story Reaction 

Unless the next line is, "After we broke up, she blamed the painting and spent years planning her revenge, so my sorrow is mixed with relief that the dogs at least denied her that triumph."

#2504 Fissile Raspberry Isotopes 

Grandma's shelf-stable blackberry pie meson recipe was a huge seller until her farm was shut down by a joint FDA/NRC investigation.

#2503 Memo Spike Connector 

Backward-compatible with many existing cables, and can connect directly to phones or tablets if you press them down hard enough.

#2502 Every Data Table 

I'm hoping 2022 is relatively normal because I don't know what symbol comes after the asterisk and the dagger.

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