Category: xkcd

[2196] Nice To E-Meet You

Title Text:I’m inside your head and I hate it. Please let me out.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2196/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2196:_Nice_To_E-Meet_You

在这部漫画中,Cueball正在考虑如何在网上问候某人。

起初,Cueball只是简单地说“很高兴见到你!”,这是一个在遇见某人时使用的典型问候语。然而,他指出,由于引入是以电子方式进行的,因此说他实际上“会面”它们是不准确的;他适当地放弃了问候语。

接下来他考虑将“见面”改为“电子见面”。使用“e-… Read more

[2195] Dockless Roombas

Title Text:The company started out exploiting a loophole in the law banning scooters. The city was mad at first, but then they noticed how much they were saving on street cleaning.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2195/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2195:_Dockless_Roombas

在这个漫画中,Cueball在外面发现了两个Roombas,Megan解释说他们是无船坞的Roombas出租。 Cueball很困惑,但Beret Guy走了进来,用他的智能… Read more

[2193] Well-Ordering Principle

Title Text:We could organize a nationwide old-photo-album search, but the real Worst McFly is probably lost to time.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2193/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2193:_Well-Ordering_Principle

在漫画中,梅根找到了一个精灵灯。灯中的一个精灵(或Jinn)是来自许多童话故事的超自然,不朽的人,最着名的是来自阿拉丁,他将一个或多个愿望给予释放它的人,例如通过抛光或打开灯。梅根不希望看到多重的愿望,飞行,金钱或其他“传统”的愿望,而是希望看到最糟糕的Marty McFly万圣节服装。

由演… Read more

[2188] E Scooters

Title Text:Obviously battery technology and prices have driven a lot of the scooter explosion, but I feel like Dean Kamen must be at least a little grumpy about how much people laughed at the idea of the Segway.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2188/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2188:_E_Scooters

在出版时,电动滑板车或电动滑板车非常受欢迎,特别是随着像Lime和Bird这样的乘车公司的兴起,这些公司使用应用程序,允许用户按分钟租用滑板车。 (兰德尔使用“e scooter… Read more

[2187] Geologic Time

Title Text:Ok, well, we’ll be sure to pay you sometime soon, geologically speaking.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2187/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2187:_Geologic_Time

解释数十亿年过去的类比通常用于科普解释中,以帮助将这些巨大的时间范围压缩成人类能够理解的东西;足球场比喻就是这样一个类比。地球大约45.4亿年;如果你要提出一个足球场(100码或91米)的地球时间线,那么这个长度的每英寸将包含超过126万年的地球历史,每毫米近5万年。

 复杂生命是指在5.41亿年前的寒武纪… Read more

[2184] Unpopular Opinions

Title Text:I wasn’t a big fan of 3 or Salvation, so I’m trying to resist getting my hopes up too much for Dark Fate, but it’s hard. I’m just a sucker for humans and robots traveling through time to try to drive trucks into each other, apparently.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/2184/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2184:_Unpopular_Opinions

每个人对自己喜欢和不… Read more

[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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