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Calendar Facts

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While it may seem like trivia, it (causes huge headaches for software developers / is taken advantage of by high-speed traders / triggered the 2003 Northeast Blackout / has to be corrected for by GPS satellites / is now recognized as a major cause of World War I).

Argument Timing

ו', 12/15/2017 - 07:00
Of course, everyone has their own profile. There are morning arguers, hangry arguers, meal-time arguers, late-night arguers, and people who get in a meta-argument over what their argument timing is, dredge up examples of past arguments, and end up fighting over THOSE again as well.

Seven Years

ד', 12/13/2017 - 07:00
[hair in face] "SEVVVENNN YEEEARRRSSS"

Tinder

ב', 12/11/2017 - 07:00
People keep telling me to use the radio but I really hate making voice calls.

Bad Code

ו', 12/08/2017 - 07:00
"Oh my God, why did you scotch-tape a bunch of hammers together?" "It's ok! Nothing depends on this wall being destroyed efficiently."

Self-Driving Car Milestones

ד', 12/06/2017 - 07:00
I'm working on a car capable of evaluating arbitrarily complex boolean expressions on "honk if [...]" bumper stickers and responding accordingly.

Solar Panels

ב', 12/04/2017 - 07:00
This works for a surprising range of sunlit things, including rooftops (sure), highway surfaces (probably not), sailboats (maybe), and jets, cars, and wild deer (haha good luck).

Felsius

ו', 12/01/2017 - 07:00
The symbol for degrees Felsius is an average of the Euro symbol (€) and the Greek lunate epsilon (ϵ).

Interferometry

ד', 11/29/2017 - 07:00
It's important to note that while the effective size of the dog can be arbitrarily large, it's not any more of a good dog than the two original dogs.

The Moon and the Great Wall

ב', 11/27/2017 - 07:00
And arguably sunspots, on rare occasions. But even if they count, it takes ideal conditions and you might hurt your eyes.

The Moon and the Great Wall

ב', 11/27/2017 - 07:00
And arguably sunspots, on rare occasions. But even if they count, it takes ideal conditions and you might hurt your eyes.

Emoji Sports

ו', 11/24/2017 - 07:00
No horse has yet managed the elusive Quadruple Crown—winning the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, the Belmont Stakes, and the Missouri Horse Hole.

Emoji Sports

ו', 11/24/2017 - 07:00
No horse has yet managed the elusive Quadruple Crown—winning the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, the Belmont Stakes, and the Missouri Horse Hole.

Interstellar Asteroid

ד', 11/22/2017 - 07:00
Every time we detect an asteroid from outside the Solar System, we should immediately launch a mission to fling one of our asteroids back in the direction it came from.

Interstellar Asteroid

ד', 11/22/2017 - 07:00
Every time we detect an asteroid from outside the Solar System, we should immediately launch a mission to fling one of our asteroids back in the direction it came from.

NEXUS

ב', 11/20/2017 - 07:00
You also refuse to buy Cisco products because you hate the Thong Song, O. Henry, Deep Space Nine, freshwater whitefish, teenaged Incan emperors, Brak's brother, and vegetable-based shortening.

How to Make Friends

ו', 11/17/2017 - 07:00
No, wait, come back! I want to be friends at you!

Temperature Preferences

ד', 11/15/2017 - 07:00
There's a supposed Mark Twain quote, "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." It isn't really by Mark Twain, but I don't know who said it—I just know they've never been to McMurdo Station.

Nightmare Email Feature

ב', 11/13/2017 - 07:00
 3 days, 2 hours, 45 minutes."

Twitter Verification

ו', 11/10/2017 - 07:00
When we started distributing special status tokens that signify which people are important enough to join an elite group, we never could have imagined we might be creating some problems down the line.