Comics! XKCD

Monday, October 21, 2019 14/88733

Wardrobe: If you'd just agree to hold your meetings in here, you'd have PLENTY of time to figure things out before the deadline.

Friday, October 18, 2019 14/88705

53 Cards: Well, there's one right here at the bottom, where it says "53."

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 14/88677

Percent Milkfat: "So what's dark energy?" "Cosmologists and the FDA are both trying very hard to find out."

Monday, October 14, 2019 14/88655

Faculty:Student Ratio: They managed to briefly hit the top of the rankings when they rejected everyone except one applicant, published 5 billion research papers that just said "Hi," and hired one of their graduates for $50 trillion/year (then fired them after 10 microseconds.)

Saturday, October 12, 2019 14/88626

Chemistry Nobel: Most chemists thought the lanthanides and actinides could be inserted in the sixth and seventh rows, but no, they're just floating down at the bottom with lots more undiscovered elements all around them.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 14/88598

How Old: We've met! I remember you when you were thiiiis tall! [*holds a hand an inch above their head*]

Monday, October 7, 2019 14/88581

Cell Phone Functions: ... tazer ... fire extinguisher ... bird feeder ... toilet paper ...

Sunday, October 6, 2019 14/88567

Hours Before Departure: They could afford to cut it close because they all had Global Entry.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 14/88515

College Athletes: Their signature play is the three-point combinator, a recursive offense which is guaranteed not to halt and continues accumulating points until the buzzer.

Monday, September 30, 2019 14/88499

Fresh Pears: I want to sell apples but I'm still working on getting the machine to do the cutting and grafting.

Saturday, September 28, 2019 14/88473

Drone Fishing: Today's consumers who order their drones off the internet don't know the joy of going out in nature and returning with a drone that you caught yourself, whose angry owners you fought off with your own two hands.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 14/88446

Math Work: I could type this into a solver, which MIGHT help, but would also mean I have to get a lot of parentheses right...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 14/88413

Mavis Beacon: There are actually lowercase-like 'oldstyle' forms of normal numbers with more pronounced ascenders and descenders, which is why some numbers like '5' in books sometimes dangle below the line. But the true capital numbers remain the domain of number maven Mavis Beacon.

Friday, September 20, 2019 14/88368

Types of Approximation: It's not my fault I haven't had a chance to measure the curvature of this particular universe.