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    Wardrobe

    If you'd just agree to hold your meetings in here, you'd have PLENTY of time to...

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    53 Cards

    Well, there's one right here at the bottom, where it says "53."

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    Percent Milkfat

    "So what's dark energy?" "Cosmologists and the FDA are both trying very hard to find out."

  • Faculty:Student Ratio

    They managed to briefly hit the top of the rankings when they rejected everyone except one...

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    Chemistry Nobel

    Most chemists thought the lanthanides and actinides could be inserted in the sixth and seventh rows,...

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    How Old

    We've met! I remember you when you were thiiiis tall! [*holds a hand an inch above...

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    Cell Phone Functions

    ... tazer ... fire extinguisher ... bird feeder ... toilet paper ...

  • Hours Before Departure

    They could afford to cut it close because they all had Global Entry.

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    College Athletes

    Their signature play is the three-point combinator, a recursive offense which is guaranteed not to halt...

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    Fresh Pears

    I want to sell apples but I'm still working on getting the machine to do the...

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    Drone Fishing

    Today's consumers who order their drones off the internet don't know the joy of going out...

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    Math Work

    I could type this into a solver, which MIGHT help, but would also mean I have...

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    Mavis Beacon

    There are actually lowercase-like 'oldstyle' forms of normal numbers with more pronounced ascenders and descenders, which...

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    Types of Approximation

    It's not my fault I haven't had a chance to measure the curvature of this particular...

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    Ksp 2

    "The committee appreciates that your 2020 launch is on track, but the 'human capital/personnel retention' budget...

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    Prescience

    Lots of people called their ships unsinkable before the Titanic. Voicing your hubris doesn't make failure...

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    Earth-Like Exoplanet

    Fire is actually a potential biosignature, since it means something is filling the atmosphere with an...

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    Foucault Pendulum

    Trust me, you don't want to get on the wrong side of the paramilitary enforcement arm...