Bookmarks (51)

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    Health Data

    Donate now to help us find a cure for causality. No one should have to suffer...

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    Crêpe

    A medicine that makes you put two dots over your letters more often is a diäretic.

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    Selection Bias

    We carefully sampled the general population and found that most people are familiar with acquiescence bias.

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    Maps

    OpenStreetMap was always pretty good but is also now *really* good? And Apple Maps's new zoomed-in...

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    Deep End

    Hey! No running in the back-arc basin!

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    Welcome Back

    'We're shocked by the Notre Dame fire. Click for our tribute to--' [okay] 'Now that we're...

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    2

    It's like sigma summation notation, except instead of summing the argument over all values of i,...

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    Bad Map Projection: Madagascator

    The projection's north pole is in a small lake on the island of Mahé in the...

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    Lightsabers

    A lot of Jedi romances start with this turning into a Lady and the Tramp spaghetti...

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    Cutest-Sounding Scientific Effects

    The Stroop-YORP number of a scientific paper is how many of the 16 finalist names (sans...

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    Assigning Numbers

    Gödel should do an article on which branches of math have the lowest average theorem number.

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    Entwives

    No, we actually do have a woman who's basically part of our fellowship. She lives in...

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    Family Reunion

    Grandma says that because of differences in primate and feline lifespans, the cat is actually my...

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    Geiger Counter

    At first I didn't get why they were warning me about all those birds sitting on...

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    Weird Unicode Math Symbols

    U+2A0B ⨋ Mathematicians need to calm down

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    Taylor Series

    The Taylor series should have been canceled after the first term.

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    Frankenstein Captcha

    The distinction between a ship and a boat is a line drawn in water.

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    Childhood Toys

    The rope keeps breaking, I'm covered in bruises and scrapes, and I've barely reached the end...

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    Linguistics Degree

    You'd think 'linguistics' would go to someone important in the field, but it's actually assigned to...

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    Instructions

    Happy little turtles

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    Rejected Question Categories

    You can click to preorder to get a copy of What If? 2 when it comes...

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    Spacecraft Debris Odds Ratio

    You say this daily walk will reduce my risk of death from cardiovascular disease by 30%,...

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    Graphic Designers

    They might make it past that first line of defense. For the second, you'll need some...

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    Salary Negotiation

    "We can do 0.33 or 0.34, but our payroll software doesn't allow us to--" "NO DEAL."

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    Galaxies

    I know it seems overwhelming, but don't worry; I'm sure most of them have only a...

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    Advanced Techniques

    A blow from Emmy's Cutlass of Variations will transport the dragon to a corresponding symmetric position...

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    Consensus Time

    Now, you may argue that the varying hour lengths and feedback effects would cause chaos. To...

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    Deviled Eggs

    The foil on the toothpick represents the blue flash.

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    False Dichotomy

    There are two types of dichotomy: False dichotomies, true dichotomies, and surprise trichotomies.

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    Qua

    Qua qua qua is the sine qua non of sine qua non qua sine qua non.

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    I Shouldn't Complain

    Bald-faced hornets are only a 2 on the Schmidt pain index, so I shouldn't complain. The...

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    Outlet Denier

    There are regularly placed bumps on the underside just the right size to press the rocker...

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    Party Quadrants

    Single-elimination might provide more drama, but I think we can all agree that a comprehensive numerical...

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    For the Sake of Simplicity

    For the sake of simplicity, gardeners are assumed to move through Euclidean space--neglecting the distortion from...

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    Greek Letters

    If you ever see someone using a capital xi in an equation, just observe them quietly...

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    Rounding

    I've developed a novel propulsion system powered by loss of precision in unit conversion.

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    Headline Words

    Roundly-condemned headlinese initiative shuttered indefinitely.

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    Chorded Keyboard

    And even though it all went wrong / I'll stand before the lord of song /...

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    Data Trap

    It's important to make sure your analysis destroys as much information as it produces.

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    Health Stats

    You will live on forever in our hearts, pushing a little extra blood toward our left...

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    Rest and Fluids

    Remember not to take it easy. Put a hot washcloth on your forehead, remain standing, and...

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    Tractor Beam

    Did you base the saucer shape on pop culture depictions of aliens, or was that stuff...

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    Sword Pull

    Merlin really shouldn't leave his dirt bike lying around.

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    Sea Chase

    There are two rules on this ship: Never gaze back into the projection abyss, and never...

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    Control Group

    Placeble 228 x/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜

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    What If? 2

    CLARIFICATION: By 9/13, I mean September 13th, not the 9th day of Jancember, the cursed 13th...

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    Autoresponder

    I ADMIRE HOW YOU SET BOUNDARIES AND I HOPE YOUR COLLEAGUES RESPECT THEM! PLEASE SPARE MY...

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    Alien Mission

    Fine, we can go search the Himalayas for the Yeti ONE more time, but keep a...

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    Alien Observers

    ALERT: Human 910-25J-1Q38 has created a Youtube channel. Increase erratic jerkiness of flying by 30% until...

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    Hydraulic Analogy

    Current (water) running through the water (wires) causes it to boil, increasing the pressure (voltage), but...