Month: April 2018

[1987] Python Environment

Title Text:The Python environmental protection agency wants to seal it in a cement chamber, with pictoral messages to future civilizations warning them about the danger of using sudo to install random Python packages.

Python 環境

Python 環境保護局希望將他用水泥密封艙封起來,並且用警告圖案來提醒後代文明用 sudo 隨便裝 python 套件的危險性。

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[1986] River Border

Title Text:I’m not a lawyer, but I believe zones like this are technically considered the high seas, so if you cut a pizza into a spiral there you could be charged with pieracy under marinaritime law.



我不是律师,但我相信像这样的区域在技术上被认为是公海,所以如果你把披萨切成螺旋状,你就可以被马里亚时期的法律指控。 more

[1985] Meteorologist

Title Text:Hi, I’m your new meteorologist and a former software developer. Hey, when we say 12pm, does that mean the hour from 12pm to 1pm, or the hour centered on 12pm? Or is it a snapshot at 12:00 exactly? Because our 24-hour forecast has midnight at both ends, and I’m worried we have an off-by-one error.

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[1984] Misinterpretation

Title Text:”But there are seven billion people in the world! I can’t possibly stop to consider how ALL of them might interpret something!” “Ah, yes, there’s no middle ground between ‘taking personal responsibility for the thoughts and feelings of every single person on Earth’ and ‘covering your eyes and ears and yelling logically correct statements into th… Read more

[1983] Clutter

Title Text:I found a copy of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, but the idea of reading it didn’t spark joy, so I gave it away.





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[1982] Evangelism

Title Text:The wars between the “OTHER PRIMATES OPEN THEM FROM THE SMALL END” faction versus the “BUT THE LITTLE BIT OF BANANA AT THE SMALL END IS GROSS” faction consumed Europe for generations.




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[1981] Rickrolling Anniversary

Title Text:Want to feel old? The ‘want to feel old?’ factoid meme dates back to around 2011, closer to the Bush/Kerry election than to today.




Cueball告诉梅根,这部漫画于2018年4月发行,这是… Read more

[1980] Turkish Delight

Title Text:I take it Narnia doesn’t have Cinnabons? Because if you can magic up a plate of those, I’ll betray whoever.




“狮子,女巫和魔衣橱”是英国小说家C. S.刘易斯的一部奇幻小说,是“纳尼亚传奇”中七部小说中第一部出版和最着名的小说。在其… Read more

[1979] History

Title Text:HISTORIANS: We’ve decided to trim the past down to make things more manageable. Using BCE/CE, would you rather we lose the odd-numbered or even-numbered years?



这部漫画引用了Bloomington Daily Pantagraph于1881年9月30日发行的漫长部分。全程引用的悲惨事件是暗… Read more

[1978] Congressional Testimony

Title Text:James Cameron’s Terminator 3 was the REALLY prophetic one. That’s why Skynet sent a robot back to the 1990s to prevent him from ever making it, ultimately handing the franchise over to other directors.



詹姆斯卡梅隆的终结者3是才是真正的预言者,这就是为什么天网要把一个机器人送回到上世纪90年代,以阻止他制作那部… Read more