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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 14/83628

Software Development: Update: It turns out the cannon has a motorized base, and can make holes just fine using the barrel itself as a battering ram. But due to design constraints it won't work without a projectile loaded in, so we still need those drills.

Monday, July 16, 2018 14/83597

Negative Results: P.S. We're going to the beach this weekend, so I'm attaching my preregistration forms for that trip now, before we find out whether it produces any interesting results.

Friday, July 13, 2018 14/83548

An Apple for a Dollar: I'd like 0.4608 apples, please.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 14/83516

Wall Art: At first, I moved from pokémon posters to regular oil paintings, but then these really grumpy and unreasonable detectives from the Louvre showed up and took them all. They wouldn't even give me back my thumbtacks!

Monday, July 9, 2018 14/83486

Stargazing 2: I mean, it wasn't exactly MY thesis. When the FAA came to shut down our observatory for using the telescope mirror to shine light at airplanes, I took a thesis and a bunch of doctorates from the supply cabinet on my way out.

Friday, July 6, 2018 14/83441

OEIS Submissions: SUB[59]: The submission numbers for my accepted OEIS submissions in chronological order

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 14/83395

New Phone Thread: I'm going to tell the manufacturer that their business practices are ADMIRABLE and ETHICAL and their developers are ATTRACTIVE and I'm going to report them to the FCC for their IMPECCABLE VIRTUE.

Monday, July 2, 2018 14/83378

JWST Delays: Since delays should get less likely closer to the launch, most astronomers in 2018 believed the expansion of the schedule was slowing, but by early 2020 new measurements indicated that it was actually accelerating.

Friday, June 29, 2018 14/83332

Rock: It traveled so far to reach me. I owed it my best.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 14/83299

Thorough Analysis: The likely shape of the bells was determined through consultation with several bellringing experts at the Tower of London. Transcripts of those interviews are available in Appendix VII.

Monday, June 25, 2018 14/83256

Newton's Trajectories: With just one extra line, he could have anticipated the 2003 film The Core, but some things are too audacious for even the greatest visionaries.

Friday, June 22, 2018 14/83222

Update Notes: v3.0.2: Hey, if anyone still using this app is headed to the beach, can you stop at 4th and River St and grab the sunscreen from my car? Trunk should be unlocked. Thanks!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 14/83191

Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram: The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram is located in its own lower right corner, unless you're viewing it on an unusually big screen.

Monday, June 18, 2018 14/83162

Irony Definition: Can you stop glaring at me like that? It makes me feel really ironic.