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Friday, July 21, 2017 14/77552

Russell's Teapot: Unfortunately, NASA regulations state that Bertrand Russell-related payloads can only be launched within launch vehicles which do not launch themselves.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 14/77509

Wifi vs Cellular: According to the cable company reps who keep calling me, it's because I haven't upgraded to the XTREME GIGABAND PANAMAX FLAVOR-BLASTED PRO PACKAGE WITH HBO, which is only $5 more per month for the first 6 months and five billion dollars per month after that.

Monday, July 17, 2017 14/77471

City Nicknames: This place has so many demonyms. Northlanders. Fair Folk. Honey Barons. Lake Dwellers. Treasurers. Swamp Watchers. Dream Farmers. Wellfolk. Rockeaters. Forgotten Royals. Remote Clients. Barrow-Clerks. The People of Land and Sky.

Friday, July 14, 2017 14/77419

Screenshots: For the final exam, you take a screenshot showing off all the work you've done in the class, and it has to survive being uploaded, thumbnailed, and re-screenshotted through a chain of social media sites.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 14/77376

Particle Properties: Each particle also has a password which allows its properties to be changed, but the cosmic censorship hypothesis suggests we can never observe the password itself—only its secure hash.

Monday, July 10, 2017 14/77338

Quantum: If you draw a diagonal line from lower left to upper right, that's the ICP 'Miracles' axis.

Friday, July 7, 2017 14/77282

Communicating: You're saying that the responsibility for avoiding miscommunication lies entirely with the listener, not the speaker, which explains why you haven't been able to convince anyone to help you down from that wall.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 14/77246

Sports Knowledge: I heard they might make the wild card game, which would be cool. Do you know when that is? I have a wedding next weekend, but if it's after that we could try to go!

Monday, July 3, 2017 14/77205

4th of July: Strangely, they still celebrate by eating hot dogs. Since they don't have mouths, they just kinda toss them in the air and let them fall back down into their propeller blades. It's pretty messy.

Friday, June 30, 2017 14/77148

Emoji Movie: Some other studio should do the Antz/A Bug's Life thing and release The Dingbats Movie at the same time.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 14/77110

Existence Proof: Real analysis is way realer than I expected.

Monday, June 26, 2017 14/77071

Telephoto: I was banned from the airliners.net photography forum by concerned moderators after the end of my lens started brushing against planes as they flew by.

Friday, June 23, 2017 14/77018

Refresh Types: The hardest refresh requires both a Mac keyboard and a Windows keyboard as a security measure, like how missile launch systems require two keys to be turned at once.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 14/76981

Once Per Day: I'm not totally locked into my routine—twice a year, I take a break to change the batteries in my smoke detectors.