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April 21 2017

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Survivorship Bias
They say you can't argue with results, but what kind of defeatest attitude is that? If you stick with it, you can argue with ANYTHING.

April 19 2017

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Birdwatching
No, tell the park rangers to calm down, it's fine--I put a screen on the front. I just want to get the birds a little closer.

April 17 2017

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7 Eleven
Really, the only honest 24-hour stores are the ones in places like Arizona and Hawaii, and many of them are still wrong in certain years.

April 14 2017

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Identification Chart
Be careful—it's breeding season, and some of these can be *extremely* defensive of their nests.

April 12 2017

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Hottest Editors
Elon Musk finally blocked me from the internal Tesla repository because I wouldn't stop sending pull requests for my code supporting steering via vim keybindings.

April 10 2017

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Existential Bug Reports
ISSUE: If we wait long enough, the Earth will eventually be consumed by the Sun. WORKAROUND: None.

April 07 2017

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Incinerator
My trash can broke recently and I had to get rid of it. When I picked it up, I suffered a brief but harrowing existential crisis.
Reposted bystraycat straycat

April 05 2017

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Security Advice
Never give your password or bank account number to anyone who doesn't have a blue check mark next to their name.

April 03 2017

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Sweet 16
Every year I make out my bracket at the season, and every year it's busted before the first game when I find out which teams are playing.

March 31 2017

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Rayleigh Scattering
If you ask "why are leaves green?" the usual answer is "because they're full of chlorophyll, and chlorophyll is green," even though "why does chlorophyll scatter green light?" is a great question too.

March 29 2017

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Incognito Mode
They're really the worst tech support team. And their solutions are always the same. "This OS X update broke something." "LET'S INFILTRATE APPLE BY MORPHING APPLES!"

March 27 2017

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Mispronunciation
I pronounce epitome "EPPY-tome", but EpiPen "uh-PIE-pen".

March 24 2017

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Flag
There's a compromise bill to keep the notification bar but at least charge the battery.

March 22 2017

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Color Pattern
♫ When the spacing is tight / And the difference is slight / That's a moiré ♫
Reposted bystraycatsaudeppsofiasp125nicapicellabrightbytebollabollaMissDeWordeTiffanysKryptonitenoxeotriptamine

March 20 2017

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Vomiting Emoji
My favorite might be U+1F609 U+1F93F WINKING FACE VOMITING.

March 17 2017

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Onboarding
'So we just have a steady flow of metal piling up in our server room? Isn't that a problem?' 'Yeah, you should bring that up at our next bismuth meeting.'

March 15 2017

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Best-Tasting Colors
I recognize that chocolate is its own thing on which reasonable people may differ. Everything else here is objective fact.

March 13 2017

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Chat Systems
I'm one of the few Instagram users who connects solely through the Unix 'talk' gateway.

March 10 2017

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xkcd Phone 5
The phone will be collected by the toll operators and mailed back to you within 4-6 weeks.

March 08 2017

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Hacking
The dump also contains a list of millions of prime factors, a 0-day Tamagotchi exploit, and a technique for getting gcc and bash to execute arbitrary code.
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