|#10670||With all the fancy scientists in the world, why can't they just once|
build a nuclear balm?
|#10671||With every passing hour our solar system comes forty-three thousand|
miles closer to globular cluster M13 in the constellation Hercules, and
still there are some misfits who continue to insist that there is no
such thing as progress.
-- Ransom K. Ferm
|#10672||Without life, Biology itself would be impossible.|
|#10673||Xerox does it again and again and again and ...|
|#10674||Xerox never comes up with anything original.|
|#10675||Ya'll hear about the geometer who went to the beach to catch some|
rays and became a tangent ?
|#10676||"Yeah, but you're taking the universe out of context."|
|#10677|| "Yes, let's consider," said Bruno, putting his thumb into his|
mouth again, and sitting down upon a dead mouse.
"What do you keep that mouse for?" I said. "You should either
bury it or else throw it into the brook."
"Why, it's to measure with!" cried Bruno. "How ever would you
do a garden without one? We make each bed three mouses and a half
long, and two mouses wide."
I stopped him as he was dragging it off by the tail to show me
how it was used...
-- Lewis Carroll, "Sylvie and Bruno"
|#10678|| "Yo, Mike!"|
"We got a problem down on Earth. In Utah."
"I thought you fixed that last century!"
"No, no, not that. Someone's found a security problem in the physics
program. They're getting energy out of nowhere."
"Blessit! Lemme look... Hey, it's
there all right! OK, just a sec...
There, that ought to patch it. Dist it out, wouldja?"
-- Cold Fusion, 1989
|#10679||You are a taxi driver. Your cab is yellow and black, and has been in|
use for only seven years. One of its windshield wipers is broken, and
the carburetor needs adjusting. The tank holds 20 gallons, but at the
moment is only three-quarters full. How old is the taxi driver?"
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