Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words by Randall Munroe http://www.amazon.com/dp/0544668251/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_bm83vb0GK61QE

125
13

"And remember that you are always making up the future as you go." / Insight <3

14
4
from Laughing Squid

‘xkcd’ Creator Randall Munroe Answers ‘What If?’ Questions at the TED Conference

'xkcd' Creator Randall Munroe Answers 'What If?' Questions at the TED Conference

2
1

What if? : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions by Randall Munroe. Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions. What if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent the speed of light? How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live?

10

TED Playlist: The funniest TED Talks • 1) Maysoon Zayid: I got 99 problems... palsy is just one 2) Ze Frank: Nerdcore comedy 3) Emily Levine: A theory of everything 4) Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work 5) Julia Sweeney: It's time for "The Talk" 6) Bob Mankoff: Anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon 7) Randall: Munroe Comics that ask "what if?" 8) Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity 9) Sarah Jones: A one-woman global village

380
55
1

Randall Munroe gondolata a lelki társunkról.

12
6

Interesting....I usually always have to have a "Plan"......maybe need to rethink that sometimes :)

507
122
from Laughing Squid

Substitutions That Make Reading the News More Fun by xkcd

I actually wrote a joke PF case for the NSA resolution using this. "According to these dudes I know who wrote a tumblr post, the NSA kinda probably violated the Constitution. This has been corroborated by several prominent river spirits and elf lords."<----- THIS!! Too funny!! XD

183
36
1

Feynman recounted another good one upperclassmen would use on freshmen physics students: When you look at words in a mirror, how come they're reversed left to right but not top to bottom? What's special about the horizontal axis?

96
52
1