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Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words by Randall Munroe http://www.amazon.com/dp/0544668251/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_bm83vb0GK61QE

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TED Playlist: The funniest TED Talks • 1) Maysoon Zayid: I got 99 problems... palsy is just one 2) Ze Frank: Nerdcore comedy 3) Emily Levine: A theory of everything 4) Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work 5) Julia Sweeney: It's time for "The Talk" 6) Bob Mankoff: Anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon 7) Randall: Munroe Comics that ask "what if?" 8) Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity 9) Sarah Jones: A one-woman global village

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from Business Insider

17 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

Science's most intriguing questions answered by the web's favourite writer, the genius behind hilarious and compelling answers explain everything from the odds of meeting your one true soulmate to how many humans a rampaging T-Rex would need to eat a day.

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TED Playlist: The funniest TED Talks • 1) Maysoon Zayid: I got 99 problems... palsy is just one 2) Ze Frank: Nerdcore comedy 3) Emily Levine: A theory of everything 4) Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work 5) Julia Sweeney: It's time for "The Talk" 6) Bob Mankoff: Anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon 7) Randall: Munroe Comics that ask "what if?" 8) Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity 9) Sarah Jones: A one-woman global village

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from Laughing Squid

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions, A Book Based on xkcd’s Blog ‘What If?’

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions, A Book Based on xkcd's Blog 'What If?'

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This XKCD Infographic Shows How Much of the Ocean We Dont See..Deep below the ocean’s surface is a mysterious world that takes up 95% of Earth’s living space and we know very little about it. In this fascinating infographic by XKCD’s Randall Munroe, we get a newfound appreciation for the staggering depths of our oceans. The graphic is littered with incredible factoids and witty remarks and Explain XKCD provides a great overview of all the details in the infographic, but here are a few of my…

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