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Randall Munroe quotes: Burning selenium can make sulfur smell like Chanel. Burning selenium can make sulfur smell like Chanel.
Randall Munroe quotes: That's one in 27 quinquatrigintillion. That's one in 27 quinquatrigintillion.
Randall Munroe quotes: A darkened Sun would liberate us from the parsnip threat. A darkened Sun would liberate us from the parsnip threat.
Randall Munroe quotes: I still don't know whether there are more hard or soft things in the world, I still don't know whether there are more hard or soft things in the world,
Randall Munroe quotes: A child from a parent who self-fertilized would be like a clone of the parent with severe genetic damage. A child from a parent who self-fertilized would be like a clone of the parent with severe genetic damage.
Randall Munroe quotes: Thin Burning Light GunIf the car found life, it could try to use this gun to learn about it, but the life might not be alive when it was done. Thin Burning Light Gun
If the car found life, it could try to use this gun to learn about it, but the life might not be alive when it was done.
Randall Munroe quotes: To DNA, our most complex programming projects are like pocket calculators. To DNA, our most complex programming projects are like pocket calculators.
Randall Munroe quotes: Eventually, humans will die out. Nobody knows when,12 but nothing lives forever. Eventually, humans will die out. Nobody knows when,12 but nothing lives forever.
Randall Munroe quotes: In a billion years, Earth will become a second Venus. In a billion years, Earth will become a second Venus.
Randall Munroe quotes: A world of random soul mates would be a lonely one. Let's hope that's not what we live in. A world of random soul mates would be a lonely one. Let's hope that's not what we live in.
Randall Munroe quotes: You don't use science to show you're right, you use science to become right. You don't use science to show you're right, you use science to become right.
Randall Munroe quotes: But what kind of person makes tea in a blender? But what kind of person makes tea in a blender?
Randall Munroe quotes: (not, as is commonly believed, because of air friction). To (not, as is commonly believed, because of air friction). To
Randall Munroe quotes: Yes, "centrifugal." I will fight you. Yes, "centrifugal." I will fight you.
Randall Munroe quotes: This would be something never before seen in the history of the universe: an underground shooting star. This would be something never before seen in the history of the universe: an underground shooting star.
Randall Munroe quotes: Of the 28 people killed by lightning in the US in 2012, 13 were standing under or near trees. Of the 28 people killed by lightning in the US in 2012, 13 were standing under or near trees.
Randall Munroe quotes: Two magnitude 9+ earthquakes this century both altered the length of the day by a tiny fraction of a second. Two magnitude 9+ earthquakes this century both altered the length of the day by a tiny fraction of a second.
Randall Munroe quotes: Man, Farmville is so huge! Do you realize it's the second-biggest browser-based social-networking-centered farming game in the world? Man, Farmville is so huge! Do you realize it's the second-biggest browser-based social-networking-centered farming game in the world?
Randall Munroe quotes: The lesson: If the optimist says the glass is half full, and the pessimist says the glass is half empty, the physicist ducks. The lesson: If the optimist says the glass is half full, and the pessimist says the glass is half empty, the physicist ducks.
Randall Munroe quotes: Maybe we'll all be killed by nanobots hours after you read this sentence. Maybe we'll all be killed by nanobots hours after you read this sentence.
Randall Munroe quotes: THE RICHTER SCALE, WHICH has technically been replaced by the "moment magnitude"1 scale, measures the energy released by an earthquake. THE RICHTER SCALE, WHICH has technically been replaced by the "moment magnitude"1 scale, measures the energy released by an earthquake.
Randall Munroe quotes: If you liked it, then you should have moved a mass inside its Roche limit. If you liked it, then you should have moved a mass inside its Roche limit.
Randall Munroe quotes: For a small smartphone charger, if it's not warm to the touch, it's using less than a penny a year. This is true of almost any powered device.1 For a small smartphone charger, if it's not warm to the touch, it's using less than a penny a year. This is true of almost any powered device.1
Randall Munroe quotes: If at first you don't succeed, that's one data point. If at first you don't succeed, that's one data point.
Randall Munroe quotes: If people had wheels and could fly, how would we differentiate them from airplanes? - Anonymous If people had wheels and could fly, how would we differentiate them from airplanes? - Anonymous
Randall Munroe quotes: Red Delicious apples, whose misleading name is a travesty. Red Delicious apples, whose misleading name is a travesty.
Randall Munroe quotes: It's weird how I am constantly surprised by the passage of time when it's literally the most predictable thing in the Universe. It's weird how I am constantly surprised by the passage of time when it's literally the most predictable thing in the Universe.
Randall Munroe quotes: People often wonder whether we could harvest electrical power from lightning. People often wonder whether we could harvest electrical power from lightning.
Randall Munroe quotes: The Mars rover Curiosity, for example, is powered by the heat from a chunk of plutonium it carries in a container on the end of a stick. The Mars rover Curiosity, for example, is powered by the heat from a chunk of plutonium it carries in a container on the end of a stick.
Randall Munroe quotes: Trees make babies by dropping tiny wooden tree eggs on the ground. Trees make babies by dropping tiny wooden tree eggs on the ground.
Randall Munroe quotes: A million people can call the mountains a fiction, yet it need not trouble you as you stand atop them. A million people can call the mountains a fiction, yet it need not trouble you as you stand atop them.
Randall Munroe quotes: The thing about the Internet is that you can write something ... for a very narrow audience and make a living at it. The thing about the Internet is that you can write something ... for a very narrow audience and make a living at it.
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Randall Munroe quotes: The Moon would shine as brightly as the midmorning sun, and by the end of the two minutes, the lunar regolith would be heated to a glow. The Moon would shine as brightly as the midmorning sun, and by the end of the two minutes, the lunar regolith would be heated to a glow.
Randall Munroe quotes: much eye contact as possible. We could put together massive conveyer belts much eye contact as possible. We could put together massive conveyer belts
Randall Munroe quotes: Actually, what I'm confused about is how. Actually, what I'm confused about is how.
Randall Munroe quotes: If an asteroid was very small but supermassive, could you really live on it like the Little Prince? If an asteroid was very small but supermassive, could you really live on it like the Little Prince?
Randall Munroe quotes: A. Nearly everyone would die. Then things would get interesting. A. Nearly everyone would die. Then things would get interesting.
Randall Munroe quotes: There's no material safety data sheet for astatine. If there were, it would just be the word "NO" scrawled over and over in charred blood. There's no material safety data sheet for astatine. If there were, it would just be the word "NO" scrawled over and over in charred blood.
Randall Munroe quotes: Magnitude -15 A drifting mote of dust coming to rest on a table Sometimes it's nice not to destroy the world for a change. Magnitude -15 A drifting mote of dust coming to rest on a table Sometimes it's nice not to destroy the world for a change.
Randall Munroe quotes: I mean, I guess it's just me who argues that; but I'm very vocal. I mean, I guess it's just me who argues that; but I'm very vocal.
Randall Munroe quotes: Remember: I am a cartoonist. If you follow my advice on safety around nuclear materials, you probably deserve whatever happens to you. Remember: I am a cartoonist. If you follow my advice on safety around nuclear materials, you probably deserve whatever happens to you.
Randall Munroe quotes: REENTERING SPACECRAFT HEAT UP because they're compressing the air in front of them (not, as is commonly believed, because of air friction). REENTERING SPACECRAFT HEAT UP because they're compressing the air in front of them (not, as is commonly believed, because of air friction).
Randall Munroe quotes: It's not that the wind is blowing, it's what the wind is blowing. It's not that the wind is blowing, it's what the wind is blowing.
Randall Munroe quotes: Temperature is a measure of the average kinetic energy of a collection of particles. Temperature is a measure of the average kinetic energy of a collection of particles.
Randall Munroe quotes: Q. This may be a bit gruesome, but ... if someone's DNA suddenly vanished, how long would that person last? Q. This may be a bit gruesome, but ... if someone's DNA suddenly vanished, how long would that person last?
Randall Munroe quotes: On to the sixth row! No matter how careful you are, the sixth row would definitely kill you. On to the sixth row! No matter how careful you are, the sixth row would definitely kill you.