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Friday, September 21, 2018 14/84477

Unfulfilling Toys: We were going to do a falling-apart Rubik's cube that was just 27 independent blocks stuck together with magnets, but then we realized it was actually really cool and even kind of worked, so we cut that one.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 14/84452

Curve-Fitting: Cauchy-Lorentz: "Something alarmingly mathematical is happening, and you should probably pause to Google my name and check what field I originally worked in."

Monday, September 17, 2018 14/84406

Beverages: If I wait a while, it's not so bad, because then it's just shaped like me, plus some pipes and tanks and probably eventually all of Earth's oceans.

Friday, September 14, 2018 14/84374

Trum-: Excited to vote for future presidents Bill Eisenhamper, Amy Forb, Ethan Obample, and Abigail Washingtoast.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 14/84342

Social Media Announcement: Why I'm Moving Most of My Social Activity to Slack, Then Creating a Second Slack to Avoid the People in the First One, Then Giving Up on Social Interaction Completely, Then Going Back to Texting

Monday, September 10, 2018 14/84324

Sandboxing Cycle: All I want is a secure system where it's easy to do anything I want. Is that so much to ask?

Friday, September 7, 2018 14/84289

Boathouses and Houseboats: The <x> that is held by <y> is also a <y><x>, so if you go to a food truck, the stuff you buy is truck food. A phone that's in your car is a carphone, and a car equipped with a phone is a phonecar. When you play a mobile racing game, you're in your phonecar using your carphone to drive a different phonecar. I'm still not sure about bananaphones.

Friday, September 7, 2018 14/84274

Rolle's Theorem: I mean, if it's that easy to get a theorem named for you ... "a straight line that passes through the center of a coplanar circle always divides the circle into two equal halves." Can I have that one? Wait, can I auction off the naming rights? It can be the Red Bull Theorem or the Quicken Loans Theorem, depending who wants it more.

Monday, September 3, 2018 14/84247

Frontiers: Star Trek V is a small part of the space frontier, but it's been a while since that movie came out so I assume we've finished exploring it by now.

Saturday, September 1, 2018 14/84213

Sibling-in-Law: FYI, it turns out "...because I haven't figured out whether he would be my brother-in-law or not" does NOT qualify as a "reason why these two should not be wed."

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 14/84191

Begging the Question: At least we can all agree on the enormity of this usage.

Monday, August 27, 2018 14/84160

Hazard Symbol: The warning diamond on the Materials Safety Data Sheet for this stuff just has the "

Friday, August 24, 2018 14/84114

Supreme Court Bracket: My bracket was busted in the first round; I had Massachusetts v. Connecticut in the final, probably in a case over who gets to annex Rhode Island.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 14/84081

Edgelord: If you study graphs in which edges can link more than two nodes, you're more properly called a hyperedgelord.