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Pun Of The Weak: A Sunny Limerick

Image: NASA There was once a curious youngling Who stayed up all night while wondering Why’s the Sun not present, And where it went. Then it dawned on him the next morning. Advertisements

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A Messed-Up Unit Conversion Table

The following are unconventional unitsof measures you won’t find in conventional textbooks. I’m not sure if they will ever be useful to you but who knows…: 1 Bell = 10 Decibells 1 Terabull = 1012 Bulls 1 Megaphone = 1012 … Continue reading

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Retroactive Editorial Policy

“Let me make it clear to you This is what we’ll never do.” It really doesn’t matter if you don’t know how to spell: You’ll find that many readers understand you just as well; And once the spelling’s gone to … Continue reading

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Quotable #39: Friends

“True friends are rare. They are like shadows, seen only in the sunlight.” — Jonathan S. Helfenstein

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Curious Number Patterns #6: 323323, 19683 & Other Miscellaneous Curiosities

Curious Number 323323 Besides being a palindromic number, 323323 has some other cool properties. For example, it is equal to 7 × 11 × 13 × 17 × 19, which are consecutive primes. It’s also equal to the sum of … Continue reading

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Pun Of The Weak: Nonstop

“They mention that it’s a nonstop flight. Well, I must say I don’t care for that sort of thing. Call me old-fashioned, but I insist that my flight stop. Preferably at an airport.” — George Carlin

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