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Comic Monday

Cosmic VarianceBy JoAnne HewettAugust 8, 2006 1:27 AM


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This comic is making the blog rounds today (via Clifford via Pharyngula):


In fact, you've probably seen it at least 5 times by now! It's from the xkcd site, which is self-described as a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language, written by Randall Munroe, a physicist working at NASA Langley. I've just spent some serious time browsing the site and have been laughing hysterically. (In fact, since I'm sitting in my office alone, I think the guys on my floor are now completely convinced that I'm a bit "off," if they didn't already know it!) I can't resist sharing a few more gems from the site (which explicitly states that is ok):


Ok, ok....I'll stop now.... Oh - just one more!


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