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by Tony
Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1330: "Kola Borehole"
Replies: 88
Views: 19145

Re: 1330: "Kola Borehole"

Anyone who got a kick out of this xkcd and "Wake Up, Sheeple!" should read "A Colder War" by Charles Stross. You're welcome!
by Tony
Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1040: "Lakes and Oceans"
Replies: 166
Views: 80610

Re: 1040: "Lakes and Oceans"

Those intrigued by the mysterious door at the bottom of the Challenger Deep might enjoy reading "A Colder War," a Lovecraft-inspired sci-fi novelette by Charles Stross. It's available online, linked from his Wikipedia page.
by Tony
Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1040: "Lakes and Oceans"
Replies: 166
Views: 80610

Re: 1040: "Lakes and Oceans"

squig wrote:What is the blue blob by Lake Ontario?


I believe that blob, and the vertical blue line descending into it, represents Niagara Falls.
by Tony
Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0951: "Working"
Replies: 165
Views: 36024

Re: 0951: "Working"

` This actually reminded me of a thought puzzle I was contemplating while on a road trip over Labor Day: Say you're on a Road Trip. You are 300 miles from home. The gas station on the corner is selling gas at $3.00/gallon. Every mile, there is another gas station, each selling gas for an additional ...
by Tony
Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0938: "T-Cells"
Replies: 125
Views: 46226

Re: 0938: "T-Cells"

This made it into yesterday's New York Times:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/13/health/13gene.html
by Tony
Wed May 18, 2011 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0900: "Religions"
Replies: 178
Views: 38917

Re: 0900: "Religions"

I've never understood how people can combine religions when each religion clearly states that they are the only one. That being said, it would be awesome if the whole world would decide on some Islamic Judeo-Christian faith so we can focus on more important things. I think it would be even more awe...

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