Motivated Reasoning Olympics - [later] I can't believe how bad corruption has become, especially given that our league split off from the statewide one a month ago SPECIFICALLY to protest this kind of flagrantly biased judging. - Mon, 24 Jun 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2167/

Stack - Gotta feel kind of bad for nation-state hackers who spend years implanting and cultivating some hardware exploit, only to discover the entire target database is already exposed to anyone with a web browser. - Fri, 21 Jun 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2166/

Millennials - Ironically, I've been having these same arguments for at least a decade now. I thought we would have moved on by now, but somehow the snide complaints about millennials continue. - Wed, 19 Jun 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2165/

Glacier - The Norwegian adaptation of The Sword in the Stone takes things in a weird direction. - Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2164/

Chernobyl - You know when you can't hear your speakers, and you keep turning various volume controls up higher and higher in confusion, and then someone hits the mute button and there's a deafening blast of sound? That's basically what happened at Chernobyl. - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2163/

Literary Opinions - If I really focus, I can distinguish between John Steinbeck and John Updike, or between Gore Vidal and Vidal Sassoon, but not both at once. - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2162/

An Apple a Day - Even the powerful, tart Granny Smith cultivar is proving ineffective against new Gran-negative doctors. - Mon, 10 Jun 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2161/

Ken Burns Theory - Some of the KBCU ancillary works try a little too hard to tie everything together. Doris Kearns Goodwin, the sports journalist featured in "Baseball," was somehow ALSO a famous historian who wrote bestselling biographies of Lincoln AND Johnson? Unrealistic. - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2160/

Qualifiers - [20 minutes later] ", hi." - Mon, 03 Jun 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2158/

Diploma Legal Notes - If you're planning to challenge the royal family, you should probably wait 6-8 weeks, since a number of the younger ones have diplomas and Kate was actually on the varsity lightsaber team at St Andrews. - Fri, 31 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2157/

Ufo - "It's a little low for a weather balloon; it might be some other kind." "Yeah. Besides, I know I'm the alien conspiracy guy, but come on--the idea that the government would care about hiding something so mundane as atmospheric temperature measurement is too ridiculous even for me." - Wed, 29 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2156/

Swimming - "You don't know how high above you the sky goes, but you're not freaking out about that." "Well, NOW I am!" - Mon, 27 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2155/

Motivation - What's even worse is, a month ago they transferred me to work on the game I was already playing, and suddenly I found myself procrastinating by playing the one I'd been assigned before. It's possible they're onto me and this is all part of the plan. - Fri, 24 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2154/

Effects of High Altitude - If she'd lived in Flagstaff (elevation 6,903 feet), Cruella de Vil would only have needed 89 dalmatians for her coat. - Wed, 22 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2153/

Westerns - Sitting here idly trying to figure out how the population of the Old West in the late 1800s compares to the number of Red Dead Redemption 2 players. - Mon, 20 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2152/

A/B - We wrote our site in Linear A rather than Askara Kawi because browser testing showed that Crete script rendered faster than Java script. - Fri, 17 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2151/

XKeyboarCD - The key caps use LCD displays for all the vowels, so they can automatically adjust over the years to reflect ongoing vowel shifts while allowing you to keep typing phonetically. - Wed, 15 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2150/

Alternate Histories - "So their universe wouldn't have the iconic photo of a screaming Truman being hoisted aloft by the newspaper-printing machinery..." - Mon, 13 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2149/

Cubesat Launch - Luckily, the damages were partly offset by the prize money we got from accidentally winning the nearby water skiing championship tournament. - Fri, 10 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2148/

Appendicitis - Fortunately, after a brief skirmish, I seem to have gained the upper hand in the battle against my internal organs, at least until they learn to read and find out the mean stuff I've said about them. - Wed, 08 May 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - xkcd.com/2147/

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