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Eclipse Birds

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 22:00
'Hey! Put her down!' 'No, it's ok! The next chance for me to be carried to a blood cauldron isn't until 2024!'
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Earth Orbital Diagram

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:00
You shouldn't look directly at a partial eclipse because of the damage that can be caused by improperly aligning the solar-lunar orbital plane with the orbital bones around your eye.
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Eclipse Science

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 22:00
I was thinking of observing stars to verify Einstein's theory of relativity again, but I gotta say, that thing is looking pretty solid at this point.
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Eclipse Searches

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 22:00
There were traffic jams for the eclipses in 1970 and 1979, and that was *before* we had the potential for overnight viral social media frenzies.
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Computers vs Humans

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 22:00
It's hard to train deep learning algorithms when most of the positive feedback they get is sarcastic.
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Geologic Faults

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 22:00
I live on a torn-bag-of-potato-chips-where-the-tear-is-rapidly-growing fault, which is terrifying.
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Email Reply

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 22:00
I would be honored, but I know I don't belong in your network. The person you invited was someone who had not yet inflicted this two-year ordeal upon you. I'm no longer that person.
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Backup Batteries

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:00
If it falls below 20% full, my bag turns red and I start to panic.
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Bun Alert

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 22:00
Since buns range from crepuscular to nocturnal, it's recommended that you enable the scheduled "Do Not Disturb" mode on your phone to avoid being woken by alerts about Night Buns.
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Emoji Movie Reviews

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 22:00
There's this idea that emoji are bad for communication because they replace ambiguity and nuance with a limited set of preselected emotions, but it doesn't really survive a collision with real-world usage of the thinking face or upside-down smiley.
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Positive and Negative Reviews

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 22:00
This restaurant is great! I was feeling really sick, but then I ate there and felt better!
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Eclipse Flights

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 22:00
The captain has turned on the 'fasten seat belt' sign.
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Physics Confession

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 22:00
"You know lightning, right? When electric charge builds up in a cloud and then discharges in a giant spark? Ask me why that happens." "Why does tha--" "No clue. We think it's related to the hair thing."
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Russell's Teapot

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:00
Unfortunately, NASA regulations state that Bertrand Russell-related payloads can only be launched within launch vehicles which do not launch themselves.
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Wifi vs Cellular

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:00
According to the cable company reps who keep calling me, it's because I haven't upgraded to the XTREME GIGABAND PANAMAX FLAVOR-BLASTED PRO PACKAGE WITH HBO, which is only $5 more per month for the first 6 months and five billion dollars per month after that.
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City Nicknames

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 22:00
This place has so many demonyms. Northlanders. Fair Folk. Honey Barons. Lake Dwellers. Treasurers. Swamp Watchers. Dream Farmers. Wellfolk. Rockeaters. Forgotten Royals. Remote Clients. Barrow-Clerks. The People of Land and Sky.
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Screenshots

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 22:00
For the final exam, you take a screenshot showing off all the work you've done in the class, and it has to survive being uploaded, thumbnailed, and re-screenshotted through a chain of social media sites.
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Particle Properties

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 22:00
Each particle also has a password which allows its properties to be changed, but the cosmic censorship hypothesis suggests we can never observe the password itself—only its secure hash.
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Quantum

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 22:00
If you draw a diagonal line from lower left to upper right, that's the ICP 'Miracles' axis.
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Communicating

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 22:00
You're saying that the responsibility for avoiding miscommunication lies entirely with the listener, not the speaker, which explains why you haven't been able to convince anyone to help you down from that wall.
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