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#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.

#2501 Average Familiarity 

How could anyone consider themselves a well-rounded adult without a basic understanding of silicate geochemistry? Silicates are everywhere! It's hard to throw a rock without throwing one!

#2500 Global Temperature Over My Lifetime 

I was really impressed by the accuracy of some of the report's predictions about fossil fuel consumption. Then I realized, oh, right, of course.

#2499 Abandonment Function 

Remember to only adopt domesticated drones that specifically request it. It's illegal to collect wild ones under the Migratory Drone Treaty Act.

#2498 Forest Walk 

The only other person to walk by was a linguist back in the 80s, but she just spent a while dissecting the phrase 'help me down' before getting distracted by a squirrel and wandering off.

#2497 Logic Gates 

In C, the multiocular O represents the bitwise norxondor gorgonax.

#2496 Mine Captcha 

This data is actually going into improving our self-driving car project, so hurry up--it's almost at the minefield.

#2495 Universal Seat Belt 

The plug fits really snugly, so it should be safe in a crash.

#2494 Flawed Data 

We trained it to produce data that looked convincing, and we have to admit the results look convincing!

#2493 Dual USB-C 

Small devices use two-prong USB-AC, but there's also a three-prong version with a USB-B plug as the ground.

#2492 Commonly Mispronounced Equations 

"Epsihootamoo doopsiquorps" --the Schrödinger equation for the hydrogen atom

#2491 Immune Factory 

In the final vote, the doubters were won over by the strength of the name IMMUNION.

#2490 Pre-Pandemic Ketchup 

I wonder what year I'll discard the last weird food item that I bought online in early 2020.

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