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  • Feet to the Fire

    Feet to the Fire

    We get the government we deserve, and no better. Let’s deserve better. Comic credit: “Wikipedian Protester” by XKCD. Used under a Creative Commons license.

  • XKCD: All the Fun Parts of Life are Optional

    I love the mouseover text: “The only things you HAVE to know are how to make enough of a living to stay alive and how to get your taxes done. All the fun parts of life are optional.” Keep learning. :-) Comic credit: XKCD. Used by permission.

  • XKCD’s Radiation Dose Chart

    XKCD’s Radiation Dose Chart

    A week ago, I had never heard of a sievert and didn’t know that bananas had radiation. XKCD’s Radiation Dose Chart helps me understand what was what. Update: To understand the power of this one chart, read “Why Fukushima made me stop worrying and love nuclear power” by George Monbiot. Credit: “Radiation Dose Chart” by…