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Friday, January 20, 2017 14/74135

Barge: My life goal is to launch a barge into the air and have it land on one of Elon Musk's rockets.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 14/74092

Voice Commands: Dvorak words may sound hard to pronounce, but studies show they actually put less stress on the vocal chords.

Monday, January 16, 2017 14/74038

Trash: Plus, time's all weird in there, so most of it probably broke down and decomposed hundreds of years ago. Which reminds me, I've been meaning to get in touch with Yucca Mountain to see if they're interested in a partnership.

Friday, January 13, 2017 14/73982

Wifi: Further out to the right, it works correctly, but the reason it works still involves the word 'firmware.'

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 14/73943

Bad Map Projection: Liquid Resize: This map preserves the shapes of Tissot's indicatrices pretty well, as long as you draw them in before running the resize.

Monday, January 9, 2017 14/73910

Emails: Hey Rob, sorry it took me a while to get back to you! Sure, I'd love to see WALL-E opening weekend! Are you still doing that, or...?

Friday, January 6, 2017 14/73871

Team Chat: 2078: He announces that he's finally making the jump from screen+irssi to tmux+weechat.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 14/73836

Artifacts: I didn't even realize you could HAVE a data set made up entirely of outliers.

Monday, January 2, 2017 14/73798

Appliance Repair: [holding up a three-phase motor] As you can see here, the problem is that the humidifier I took this from is broken.

Friday, December 30, 2016 14/73750

2017: Things are looking good for the eclipse--Nate Silver says Earth will almost definitely still have a moon in August.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 14/73698

Interest Timescales: Sometimes, parts of a slowly-rising mountain suddenly rises REALLY fast, which is extra interesting.

Monday, December 26, 2016 14/73664

Dear Diary: Dear Diary: UNSUBSCRIBE

Friday, December 23, 2016 14/73625

Reindeer: And then in a twinkling, a sound gave me pause / From the roof came the scratching of eight tarsal claws.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 14/73587

Things You Learn: Guess who has two thumbs and spent the night in an ER after trying to rescue a kitten that ran under his car at a stoplight and climbed up into the engine compartment? And, thanks to antibiotics, will continue having two thumbs? THIS GUY. (P.S. kitten is safe!)