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Jul 28th at 12PM / via: xkcds / op: xkcds / 20 notes
xkcds:

You know what happens when you assert—you make an ass out of the emergency response team.
When You Assume

xkcds:

You know what happens when you assert—you make an ass out of the emergency response team.

When You Assume


Jul 28th at 12PM / via: xkcds / op: xkcds / 6 notes
xkcds:

It’s taken me 20 years to get over skyline tetris.
Digits

xkcds:

It’s taken me 20 years to get over skyline tetris.

Digits


Jul 28th at 12PM / via: xkcds / op: xkcds / 13 notes
xkcds:

Stanford sleep researcher William Dement said that after 50 years of studying sleep, the only really solid explanation he knows for why we do it is ‘because we get sleepy’.
Answers

xkcds:

Stanford sleep researcher William Dement said that after 50 years of studying sleep, the only really solid explanation he knows for why we do it is ‘because we get sleepy’.

Answers


Jul 28th at 12PM / via: xkcds / op: xkcds / 13 notes
xkcds:

They’d convince me to come out of retirement for one last job: biting into a giant lump of slightly soft wax a couple of times.
Career

xkcds:

They’d convince me to come out of retirement for one last job: biting into a giant lump of slightly soft wax a couple of times.

Career


Jul 28th at 12PM / via: xkcds / op: xkcds / 182 notes
xkcds:

We watched DAYTIME TV. Do you realize how soul-crushing it was? I’d rather eat an iPad than go back to watching daytime TV.
Before the Internet

xkcds:

We watched DAYTIME TV. Do you realize how soul-crushing it was? I’d rather eat an iPad than go back to watching daytime TV.

Before the Internet


Jul 28th at 12PM / via: xkcds / op: xkcds / 10 notes
xkcds:

(six hours later) ARGH. How are these stupid microchips so durable?! All I want is to undo a massive industrial process with household tools!
Shouldn’t Be Hard

xkcds:

(six hours later) ARGH. How are these stupid microchips so durable?! All I want is to undo a massive industrial process with household tools!

Shouldn’t Be Hard


Jul 28th at 12PM / via: xkcds / op: xkcds / 7 notes
xkcds:

No matter how fast I swing, I can never travel outside this loop! Maybe space outside it doesn’t exist! But I bet it does. This tire came from somewhere.
Cosmologist on a Tire Swing

xkcds:

No matter how fast I swing, I can never travel outside this loop! Maybe space outside it doesn’t exist! But I bet it does. This tire came from somewhere.

Cosmologist on a Tire Swing


Jul 28th at 12PM / via: xkcds / op: xkcds / 30 notes
xkcds:

PHARAOH IRY-HOR, FROM THE 3100s BC, IS THE FIRST HUMAN WHOSE NAME WE KNOW.
Airplane Message

xkcds:

PHARAOH IRY-HOR, FROM THE 3100s BC, IS THE FIRST HUMAN WHOSE NAME WE KNOW.

Airplane Message


Jul 28th at 12PM / via: xkcds / op: xkcds / 7 notes
xkcds:

To be fair, my job at NASA was working on robots and didn’t actually involve any orbital mechanics. The small positive slope over that period is because it turns out that if you hang around at NASA, you get in a lot of conversations about space.
Orbital Mechanics

xkcds:

To be fair, my job at NASA was working on robots and didn’t actually involve any orbital mechanics. The small positive slope over that period is because it turns out that if you hang around at NASA, you get in a lot of conversations about space.

Orbital Mechanics


Jul 28th at 12PM / via: xkcds / op: xkcds / 4,854 notes
xkcds:

I can’t remember where I heard this, but someone once said that defending a position by citing free speech is sort of the ultimate concession; you’re saying that the most compelling thing you can say for your position is that it’s not literally illegal to express.
Free Speech

xkcds:

I can’t remember where I heard this, but someone once said that defending a position by citing free speech is sort of the ultimate concession; you’re saying that the most compelling thing you can say for your position is that it’s not literally illegal to express.

Free Speech