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I’d love a Feynman-like Career

There is really no doubt that XKCD has had an impact on peoples’ lives.  100% of the reason I have a chess board with pieces glued to it is because of XKCD.  I can only imagine how my career would have turned out if I read Randall Munroe’s recent post about every major being terrible.

Several people have put the comic to music.

Here is a Modern Major General version

And just for fun Tom Lehrer singing about the periodic table of elements

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Be Listening To You

The band from Boston, Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling, created a shot for shot remake of the Prisoner’s opening title sequence in their music video, “Arrival”.  They also have a six track CD, but the second track frequently changes.

Anyone do Mission Possible in Sci-O?

I did.  And this Rube Goldberg device from OK-Go and SyynLabs puts it to shame.  Sure, I popped three balloons in a minute, but it was not synchronized to music.

This summer, I am clearing out my garage and recreating this video.  Or, maybe I will just clear out my garage because it needs to be cleaned.  Either way.

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