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"When you looked down at Earth, did you always know where you were?"

Chris Hadfield meets Randall Munroe - a conversation between the astronaut and the cartoonist.
posted by moonmilk on Nov 28, 2015 - 24 comments

The Space Doctor and his Big Idea

A man who draws pictures for the computer explains the space doctor's big idea about time and space using only simple words. [more inside]
posted by schmod on Nov 19, 2015 - 29 comments

Horrifying alternate universe what-ifs

In a world which, thankfully, is not the one we live in a goateed version of Randall Munroe also maintains a what-if blog.
posted by zeptoweasel on Nov 20, 2014 - 38 comments

“Oh, this is where the science I like is.”

How Long Does It Take to Get to Tatooine? [The New Yorker] "We use much more brainpower on subjects that interest us."
posted by Fizz on Sep 20, 2014 - 17 comments

It's turtles all the way down

Pixels, by Randall Munroe [more inside]
posted by mysticreferee on Sep 3, 2014 - 63 comments

You go!

The 2014 Hugo Award Winners were announced at the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, Loncon3. The Hugo Awards are "the premier awards in the Science Fiction field, given annually for over 50 years in over a dozen categories." [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Aug 18, 2014 - 96 comments

Randall Munroe's Holistic Browsing Website

The XKCD Holistic Browser allows you to type in a web address and get sent to one typed by someone else. (NB: Results may be NSFW or even outright harmful. Take suitable precautions.)
posted by jedicus on Mar 22, 2012 - 101 comments

Just because the comic hasn't been funny since 2007 doesn't mean this isn't at least kind of neat

Randall Munroe of xkcd has created a second, updated Map of Online Communities. (His first map.) You can find MeFi Island in the Troll Bay, just off the coast of Twitter. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Oct 5, 2010 - 132 comments

OMG life is just an imitation of art amirite

xkcd had an idea to counter YouTube comment stupidity, and apparently someone at YouTube was paying attention. Not everyone is convinced however. (And there's always Comment Snob).
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Oct 9, 2008 - 31 comments

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