articles tagged: humor
when a mad genius takes on the singularity
# oddities

when a mad genius takes on the singularity

Dr. Steel is all in for The Singularity in a promo for a new single by the same name.

so a science comedian walks into a lab…
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so a science comedian walks into a lab…

Jokes don't have to be just funny or scientifically accurate. Comedian Brian Malow is on a mission to show they can be both.

how to make an abstract for an arxiv paper
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how to make an abstract for an arxiv paper

If you publish enough complex, highly speculative papers with untestable predictions, eventually, you're going to get trolled.

how webcomics tackle woo with humor and logic
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how webcomics tackle woo with humor and logic

Humor can be the beast way to show the shortfalls of a pseudoscientific idea as shown by XKCD and Scenes From A Multiverse.

preparing for hell the pseudo-scientific way
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preparing for hell the pseudo-scientific way

Just because you've been condemned to hell doesn't mean it has to be torture. All you need to do is know how to prepare for your particular damnation.

cthulhu probably wouldn’t approve of this…
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cthulhu probably wouldn’t approve of this…

Here's a brief animated summary of the Cthulhu Mythos for those of you who from some bizarre reason haven't read it yet.

what krakens can teach us about peer review
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what krakens can teach us about peer review

Peer review, long seen as a feature of any scientific endeavor, is actually a fairly new idea. And you wouldn't believe the stuff that got published as science before it was put in place...

can teleportation get you a speeding ticket?
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can teleportation get you a speeding ticket?

A thought experiment on what might happen if you try to teleport your way through traffic in front of a police car.

we interrupt your regular transmission…
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we interrupt your regular transmission…

We interrupt our normal update to bring you a message from the post-Singularity future.

weird things talks to a future world emperor
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weird things talks to a future world emperor

It's rare you get to talk to a mastermind with plans to rule the world so it's hard not to jump at the chance to interview one.

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