XKCD’s Randall Monroe’s Ted Talk Answering “What If” Questions

The man behind XKCD, live, answering what about what would happen if a baseball were thrown at near the speed of light and “if all Google’s data were stored on punch cards, how big would Google’s data warehouse be?” Thanks to Shira for the heads up! Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

291. The Burning Hell

An exciting recent find, I found this band in the wee hours of the morning during an overnighter working on the dissertation.  I was listening to an archived October 2 interview with xkcd cartoonist Randall Munroe carried out last fall at Skeptically Speaking by Desiree Schnell.  At the end of the file with their interview, The [Read More...]

Happy Thanksgiving Week!

Just a post wishing safe travels and incident-free trips through security to everyone!  Happy Thanksgiving! http://xkcd.com/651/ [Read more...]


xkcd, of course. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


Via TooManyTribbles, A great video from Noam Raby and Olga Nunes based on a great strip (as always) from Randall Munroe: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Real Thing

If I had my way, I’d spend every October weekend retreated to a beautiful autumnal countryside. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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Daily Hilarity: Wait Time Estimates

This xkcd cartoon made me laugh pretty hard: [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Sheeple

(Are These) Your Thoughts? [Read more...]