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Brookhaven RHIC

ו', 06/15/2018 - 06:00
"Buddy, you trying to pull something? I can't buy this gold--all the electrons are missing. I could face serious charges!"

Customer Rewards

ד', 06/13/2018 - 06:00
We'll pay you $1.47 to post on social media about our products, $2.05 to mention it in any group chats you're in, and 11 cents per passenger each time you drive your office carpool past one of our billboards.

Attention Span

ב', 06/11/2018 - 06:00
I didn't even realize they MADE a novelization of "Surf Ninjas." How did you-- Oh my god, it's signed by the author?!

Sun and Earth

ו', 06/08/2018 - 06:00
But we don't need to worry about the boiling masses sandwiching the thin layer in which we live, since we're so fragile and short-lived that it's unlikely to kill us before something else does! Wait, why doesn't that sound reassuring?

Presidential Succession

ד', 06/06/2018 - 06:00
Ties are broken by whoever was closest to the surface of Europa when they were born.

LeBron James and Stephen Curry

ב', 06/04/2018 - 06:00
The 538TR attempts to capture a player's combined skill at basketball (either real-life or NBA 2K18) and election forecasting.

Clickbait-Corrected p-Value

ו', 06/01/2018 - 06:00
When comparing hypotheses with Bayesian methods, the similar 'clickbayes factor' can account for some harder-to-quantify priors.

xkcd Phone 2000

ד', 05/30/2018 - 06:00
Our retina display features hundreds of pixels per inch in the central fovea region.

Selection Effect

ב', 05/28/2018 - 06:00
fMRI testing showed that subjects who don't agree to participate are much more likely to escape from the machine mid-scan.


ו', 05/25/2018 - 06:00
By clicking anywhere, scrolling, or closing this notification, you agree to be legally bound by the witch Sycorax within a cloven pine.

Business Update

ד', 05/23/2018 - 06:00
Our customers keep sending us their personal information, even though we've repeatedly asked them to stop. The EU told me I'm the heir to some ancient European throne that makes me exempt from the GDPR, but we should probably still try to fix that.

Morning News

ב', 05/21/2018 - 06:00
Support your local paper, unless it's just been bought by some sinister hedge fund or something, which it probably has.

MC Hammer Age

ו', 05/18/2018 - 06:00
Wait, sorry, I got mixed up--he's actually almost 50. It's the kid from The Karate Kid who just turned 40.


ד', 05/16/2018 - 06:00
I was just disassembling it over the course of five hours so it would fit in the trash more efficiently.

Fatal Crash Rate

ב', 05/14/2018 - 06:00
Fixating on this seems unhealty. But in general, the more likely I think a crash is, the less likely one becomes, which is a strange kind of reverse placebo effect.


ו', 05/11/2018 - 06:00
During launch, in the event of an unexpected sensor reading, SafetySat will extend prongs in all directions to secure itself and any other cubesats safely in the launch vehicle until the source of the problem can be determined.

Research Areas by Size and Countedness

ד', 05/09/2018 - 06:00
Mathematicians give a third answer on the vertical axis, "That question is poorly defined, but we have a sub-field devoted to every plausible version of it."

Driving Cars

ב', 05/07/2018 - 06:00
It's probably just me. If driving were as dangerous as it seems, hundreds of people would be dying every day!


ו', 05/04/2018 - 06:00
"Ugh, TMI." "Yeah, that's some tantalizing meat info."


ד', 05/02/2018 - 06:00
All services are microservices if you ignore most of their features.