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Grandpa Jason and Grandpa Chad

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The AARP puts the average age of a first-time grandparent close to 50, and the CDC has some data. But I don't have first-parent age distributions for specific names, or generational first-child age correlations, so the dotted line is just a guess. Still, let's be honest: No further research is really *needed.*
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The AARP puts the average age of a first-time grandparent close to 50, and the CDC has some data. But I don't have first-parent age distributions for specific names, or generational first-child age correlations, so the dotted line is just a guess. Still, let's be honest: No further research is really *needed.*
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Picking Bad Stocks

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On the news a few days later: "Buzz is building around the so-called 'camping Roomba' after a big investment. Preorders have spiked, and..."
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On the news a few days later: "Buzz is building around the so-called 'camping Roomba' after a big investment. Preorders have spiked, and..."
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Phylogenetic Tree

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And I was kicked out of my March Madness pool because I wouldn't shut up about the evidence for NBA/ABA endosymbiosis.
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And I was kicked out of my March Madness pool because I wouldn't shut up about the evidence for NBA/ABA endosymbiosis.
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Further Research is Needed

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Further research is needed to fully understand how we managed to do such a good job.
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Further research is needed to fully understand how we managed to do such a good job.
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codesujal
5 days ago
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So you’re saying you want the trump administration to start writing “scientific” papers...
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Lythimus
7 days ago
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That's the researcher *mic drop*

Blockchain

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Blockchains are like grappling hooks, in that it's extremely cool when you encounter a problem for which they're the right solution, but it happens way too rarely in real life.
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Blockchains are like grappling hooks, in that it's extremely cool when you encounter a problem for which they're the right solution, but it happens way too rarely in real life.
jlvanderzwan
4 days ago
In practically all of those rare situations where grappling hooks are *a* solution, a better solution exists. Like a ladder, for example.
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tante
8 days ago
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Now that XKCD said so, maybe the last few nerds will stop trying to push #Blockchain.

Narrator: They wouldn't.
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Cthulhux
8 days ago
I'm afraid that those who should take this advice seriously are those who take XKCD ironically.
tingham
6 days ago
@cthulhux: I just snorted milk out of my nose laughing so hard.

Leap Smearing

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Some people suspect that it started as a "No, I didn't forget Valentine's Day" excuse that got out of hand.
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Some people suspect that it started as a "No, I didn't forget Valentine's Day" excuse that got out of hand.
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