Tag: XKCD

It’s No “Turkey’s Away”, but At Least You Know…

It’s No “Turkey’s Away”, but At Least You Know…

| January 17, 2013 | Reply

I’m not sure he intended this, but I’m finding Randall Munroe’s weekly “What If” articles more interesting than his regular comics. This week’s article, on if you can cook a steak by dropping it from a great height is not just interesting (in a “hey, you can win a bar bet from this” sort of […]

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A Machine Gun Jetpack? Yes, Please!

A Machine Gun Jetpack? Yes, Please!

| December 4, 2012 | Reply

Randall Munro, who draws the geeky and very funny xkcd comic strip has recently taken up the mantle of Internet Science Answer Man. As suits his strip, though, he doesn’t’ take on the usual questions like “Why is the sky blue?” or “Will I die if I eat 200 marshamllows? Asking for a friend *burp*”. […]

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Putting the Bailout Numbers in Perspective

Putting the Bailout Numbers in Perspective

| March 21, 2009 | 1 Reply

If you’re having some trouble wrapping your head around all the big numbers that have been throw around the past couple of months, I have some help for you. Duane Lester breaks out his calculator and a can of his favorite soft drink and finds that the government is looting our fridges. He’s going to […]

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Lovely, Fun, Geeky Timewasters

Lovely, Fun, Geeky Timewasters

| October 1, 2008 | Reply

My favorite web comics have really brought the funny stuff lately. Here are a couple things to keep you occupied in your idle time that I think you’ll like (assuming, of course, that you’re a bit of a geek like me). Randall Munroe drew an simply beautiful answer to the question, “How high is high?” […]

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