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The Goddamn Airplane on the Goddamn Treadmill – xkcd
https://blog.xkcd.com/2008/09/09/the-goddamn-airplane-on-the-goddamn-treadmill/?like_comment=13896&_wpnonce=e684128de4
Sorry for the forum/blog downtime today. Many things went wrong during davean's heroic upgrade. (I blame the LHC.) Feynman used to tell a story about a simple lawn-sprinkler physics problem. The nifty thing about the problem was that the answer was immediately obvious, but to some people it was immediately obvious one way and to…

Pi-Con, Math, Gender, Glaubama – xkcd
https://blog.xkcd.com/2008/08/22/pi-con-math-gender-glaubama/comment-page-1/
Pi-Con: This weekend I'll be at Pi-Con, a convention in West Springfield, MA.  It's run by some old friends of mine, and will feature Cory Doctorow.  I've never actually met Mr. Doctorow in person, so it should be fun.  In my mind's eye, he still wears a red cape and goggles everywhere he goes.  I…

Pi-Con, Math, Gender, Glaubama – xkcd
https://blog.xkcd.com/2008/08/22/pi-con-math-gender-glaubama/?like_comment=13032&_wpnonce=8e10bf1e86
Pi-Con: This weekend I'll be at Pi-Con, a convention in West Springfield, MA.  It's run by some old friends of mine, and will feature Cory Doctorow.  I've never actually met Mr. Doctorow in person, so it should be fun.  In my mind's eye, he still wears a red cape and goggles everywhere he goes.  I…

What if I wrote a book? – xkcd
https://blog.xkcd.com/2014/03/12/what-if-i-wrote-a-book/comment-page-22/
For the last couple years, I've been answering your science questions on What If. Today, I'm excited to announce that the What If? book is coming! What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions will be published September 2nd by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Starting today you can pre-order it from your favorite bookseller (Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Indie Bound).  There are…

What if I wrote a book? – xkcd
https://blog.xkcd.com/2014/03/12/what-if-i-wrote-a-book/?like_comment=34808&_wpnonce=c6e4f820f4
For the last couple years, I've been answering your science questions on What If. Today, I'm excited to announce that the What If? book is coming! What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions will be published September 2nd by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Starting today you can pre-order it from your favorite bookseller (Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Indie Bound).  There are…

xkcd: Solar Spectrum
https://xkcd.com/1733/
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What if I wrote a book? – xkcd
https://blog.xkcd.com/2014/03/12/what-if-i-wrote-a-book/?like_comment=34807&_wpnonce=91f776967e
For the last couple years, I've been answering your science questions on What If. Today, I'm excited to announce that the What If? book is coming! What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions will be published September 2nd by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Starting today you can pre-order it from your favorite bookseller (Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Indie Bound).  There are…