xkcd: A very funny web comic

xkcd is a comic strip on the web I just discovered (although there’s some chance I discovered it in the past and then forgot about it) — it’s done by Randall Munroe. Many comics are based on obscure bits of math or science. It’s sometimes not funny but it’s often very funny.

xkcd: A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.

Here’s one that references the singularity:

Server Problem

Here’s one that I thought was particularly clever:

Pressures

Sometimes he creates huge charts or diagrams that show things to scale. Here’s one (just click on it to get a larger view):

Lakes and Oceans

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2 Responses to “xkcd: A very funny web comic”

  1. Dave Switzer Says:

    Here’s a timeline of Earth’s average temperature…
    https://xkcd.com/1732/

  2. Dave Switzer Says:

    Space mission hearing…
    https://xkcd.com/2124/

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