Month: July 2019

[2175] Flag Interpretation

Title Text:When Salvador Dal铆 died, it took months to get all the flagpoles sufficiently melted.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2175/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2175:_Flag_Interpretation

在包括美国在内的许多国家(漫画中描绘了其旗帜),当重要的公众人物死亡时,习惯上将旗帜降低到一半。这通常是通过将旗帜… Read more

[2174] First News Memory

Title Text:Psychology researchers say our ‘flashbulb’ memories of big events can be unreliable, but I clearly remember watching live on CNN as Challenger crashed into and destroyed the Berlin Wall.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2174/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2174:_First_News_Memory

七个xkcd角色正在讨论他们的“第一次新闻记忆”,这是… Read more

[2172] Lunar Cycles

Title Text:The Antikythera mechanism had a whole set of gears specifically to track the cyclic popularity of skinny jeans and low-rise waists.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2172/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2172:_Lunar_Cycles

月球週期

安提基瑟拉儀有一整組齒輪是用來追蹤緊身牛仔褲跟低腰褲受歡迎的循環週期。

https://xkcd.tw/2172

这部漫画展示了真实的,科学的月球周期和喜剧性或虚构的周期。

节点进动:与围绕太阳的地球轨道平面… Read more

[2171] Shadow Biosphere

Title Text:The typical Shadow Biology Department is housed in a building coated in a thin layer of desert varnish which renders it invisible to normal-world university staff.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2171/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2171:_Shadow_Biosphere

影子生物圈是一种假设的地球微生物生物圈,它使用与目前已知生命完全不同的生… Read more

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