Randall Monroe’s XKCD does a stellar job of explaining scientific concepts while also making people laugh. So, it makes a surprising amount of sense for those comics to find their way into high school textbooks.
Do you want to know how to go to space? But is the technical explanation way too complicated for you and all those terms and laws of physics and complicated math just too damn confusing? Don’t worry! This truly hilarious video from MinutePhysics and XKCD will explain how to get to space using only the 1000 most…
Really, it’s just a mess of things you’ve managed to force to co-exist and work together that, could all come tumbling down at any given moment.
Presumably someone at Google is making sure that the car knows its driver is actually a human, rather than a rock. Or a particularly large cat.
Just because nobody uses your public key doesn’t mean it isn’t a good idea . It just means your friends don’t really care about security.
Will I ever find true love? How will I die? When will I get a raise? For some life’s biggest questions, the best answers must surely come from an 8-ball that predicts the future via the medium of emojii.
To be fair, though, physics has had this coming for years.
Between phones, tablets, laptops, media centers, smart home devices and whatever other technology is scattered around your home, there are likely multiple operating systems in your life. But how many, exactly?
Randal Munroe's first phone design was good, but your second hand no doubt feels... empty. Fortunately, there's now a another design for you to imagine using.
Finding some signal in areas with poor cell reception is the modern day's version of black magic: stand on one leg, reach into the air arm outstretched, balance something on your nose and maybe you'll get some data.
Apple's QuickType means that iOS 8 can now create entire sentences for you based on what you've already typed. But what happens when you challenge it to complete famous movie quotes?
...then we really would be screwed.