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    Slope Hypothesis Testing

    "What? I can't hear--" "What? I said, are you sure--" "CAN YOU PLEASE SPEAK--"

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    Censored Vaccine Card

    CVS's pharmacies are fine, but I much prefer their [censored]s.

  • Dark Arts

    You think, 'okay, THIS is an ideal use case for hardlinks!' but then 6 months later...

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    Clinical Trials

    We don't need to do a clinical trial of this change because the standard of care...

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    Unsolved Math Problems

    After decades of studying the curve and the procedure that generates it, the consensus explanation is...

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    Flag Map Sabotage

    Delaware hopes to explore the western edge of areas marked with the Belgian flag, once the...

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    New Nobel Prizes

    They've endowed a separate prize in Physiology or Medicine or Stopping Dr. Adams.

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    TSP vs TBSP

    It's like one teraspoon / when all you need is a kilonife

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    Air Travel Packing List

    I know the etiquette is controversial, but I think it's rude when the person in front...

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    Comet Visitor

    It's a myth that the Great Wall of China is the only human-made structure visible from...

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    Endangered

    The list includes polio, Guinea worm, and this one particular enterovirus strain that they've been tracking...

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    Two-Factor Security Key

    The bruises on my fingertips are my proof of work.

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    Toothpaste

    "9 out of 10 dentists have banned me from their offices."

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    Symbols

    "röntgen" and "rem" are 20th-century physics terms that mean "no trespassing."

  • Sloped Border

    "The slope will be 74° at ground level." "Okay, I think we can hack together a...

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    Lumpers and Splitters

    Anna Karenina is a happy family lumper and unhappy family splitter.

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    Rover Replies

    I'm so glad NASA let you take your phone to Mars!

  • Hubble Tension

    Oh, wait, I might've had it set to kph instead of mph. But that would make...

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    Vaccine Research

    Honestly feel a little sheepish about the amount of time and effort I spent confirming "yes,...

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    Lab Equipment

    I've been working on chocolate bar annealing techniques to try to produce the perfect laser s'more....

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    Saturn Hexagon

    Sorry, in SI units that's "there's a big football in there."

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    Revelation

    And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together, but then more heaven...

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    Recreate the Conditions

    We've almost finished constructing the piña collider.

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    Modern Tools

    I tried to train an AI to repair my Python environment but it kept giving up...

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    Useful Geometry Formulas

    Geometry textbooks always try to trick you by adding decorative stripes and dotted lines.

  • Circumappendiceal Somectomy

    Some personal news: After treating my first case a few years ago with antibiotics, I can...

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    USV-C

    Ultra-Serial Violet C light is unpolarized, so you don't have to flip the polarizing filter over...

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    Projecting

    This is something we all need to work on, but especially you all.

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    News Story Reaction

    Unless the next line is, "After we broke up, she blamed the painting and spent years...

  • Fissile Raspberry Isotopes

    Grandma's shelf-stable blackberry pie meson recipe was a huge seller until her farm was shut down...

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    Memo Spike Connector

    Backward-compatible with many existing cables, and can connect directly to phones or tablets if you press...

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    Every Data Table

    I'm hoping 2022 is relatively normal because I don't know what symbol comes after the asterisk...

  • Average Familiarity

    How could anyone consider themselves a well-rounded adult without a basic understanding of silicate geochemistry? Silicates...

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    Global Temperature Over My Lifetime

    I was really impressed by the accuracy of some of the report's predictions about fossil fuel...

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    Abandonment Function

    Remember to only adopt domesticated drones that specifically request it. It's illegal to collect wild ones...

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    Forest Walk

    The only other person to walk by was a linguist back in the 80s, but she...

  • Logic Gates

    In C, the multiocular O represents the bitwise norxondor gorgonax.

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    Mine Captcha

    This data is actually going into improving our self-driving car project, so hurry up--it's almost at...

  • Universal Seat Belt

    The plug fits really snugly, so it should be safe in a crash.

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    Flawed Data

    We trained it to produce data that looked convincing, and we have to admit the results...

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    Dual USB-C

    Small devices use two-prong USB-AC, but there's also a three-prong version with a USB-B plug as...

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    Commonly Mispronounced Equations

    "Epsihootamoo doopsiquorps" --the Schrödinger equation for the hydrogen atom

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    Immune Factory

    In the final vote, the doubters were won over by the strength of the name IMMUNION.

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    Pre-Pandemic Ketchup

    I wonder what year I'll discard the last weird food item that I bought online in...

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    Bad Map Projection: The Greenland Special

    The projection for those who think the Mercator projection gives people a distorted idea of how...

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    Board Game Argument: Legacy

    Listen, you need to get over your reluctance to permanently alter a game. Now roll 2d6...

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    Danger Mnemonic

    It's definitely not the time to try drinking beer before liquor.

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    Board Game Party Schedule

    Several of the guests are secretly playing Meta Board Game Party. Every minute of parallel debate...

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    Nightmare Code

    Charsets even used to be known as 'alpha-bets' before that word's obvious negative associations caused it...

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    H-alpha

    "All the companies whose blimps I shot fireworks at are mad, but MetLife is especially miffed...