How to Get Someone to Take One for the Team
Nailed it: “There’s no I in team” says the guy saying someone needs to take one for the team.
How to Explain What Words Mean
> It pains me to admit it, but this one even confuses me.
How to Reassure Someone
> You’re asking me if something I didn’t see looks like something you’ve never seen.
> It’s a simple yes or no question.
Also: red light cameras.
> I would like to apologize.
> Probably because of something my ancestors did.
How Hacking Works
In which xkcd teaches us about cred stuffing.
> You’re pointing to Waldo on a page
How to Share Your Knowledge
> The Pepper’s Ghost illusion was originally used by charlatans to make people think they were looking at the dead, brought back as ghosts, which don’t exist. Now charlatans use the Pepper’s Ghost illusion to make people think they’re looking at the dead, brought back as 3D holographic projections, WHICH ALSO DON’T EXIST!
How to Understand Someone's Seemingly Irrational Behavior
> That’s Jenkins’ curse. He only deals with people who are, at that moment, dealing with Jenkins.
But what about the opportunity cost?
How to Face the End of Civilization . . . Again
> Civilized people love predicting the end of civilization as we know it.
How to Maintain a Low Profile
> I think it’s perfectly obvious that I am skulking!
How to Accept Responsibility
> I’m sorry that his lack of consideration made my actions necessary.
Size Venn Diagram
The large dipper and great potatoes.
How to Overlook Flaws
> In case you’re wondering, no, the existence of Sybok has not been mentioned on Discovery. It’s almost as if they want us to forget Star Trek 5 happened.
Surely the best way to deal with awful people is to complain as loudly and publicly as possible.
The Literary Turing Test
> To evaluate if a non-fiction book should have been a paragraph
Bitch or gun, which is worse?
> Learning etymology is like going through the attic of a recently dead uncle, who seemed mostly domesticated, but who spent his life having x-rated adventures.
> After the robot uprising was put down, we hunted down the programmers.
> I just thought of a bad opinion someone could have, and now I’m searching to see if anyone does so I can be mad at them.