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'This is wild': mysterious monolith found in Utah desert
24 nov. 2020 - A mysterious monolith has been discovered in a remote part of Utah after being spotted by state employees counting sheep from a helicopter. The structure, estimated to be 3 metres high, appears to be made from metal. The helicopter pilot, Bret Hutchings, told the local news channel KSLTV: 'That’s been about the strangest thing that I’ve come across out there in all my years of flying'
 · 2001-a-space-odyssey · art · funny · stanley-kubrick

World Standards Day
16 jul. 2008 - World Standards Day (or International Standards Day) is an international day celebrated internationally each year on 14 October.[1] The day honours the efforts of the thousands of experts who develop voluntary standards within standards development organizations such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)[2], International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). The aim of World Standards Day is to raise awareness among regulators, industry and consumers as to the importance of standardization to the global economy.
 · funny · standardization

xkcd.com > Randall Munroe
Polls vs the Street
9 sep. 2020 - Other pollsters complain about declining response rates, but our poll showed that 96% of respondents would be 'somewhat likely' or 'very likely' to agree to answer a series of questions for a survey.
 · funny · polling

xkcd.com > Randall Munroe
Deer Turrets
24 aug. 2020 - [When my great grandfather designed the Titanic and it hit an iceberg and sank, he didn't sit around moping. He took those lessons to his next job designing airships, and he made the Hindenburg completely iceberg-proof!]
 · funny

xkcd.com > Randall Munroe
Boat Puzzle
19 aug. 2020 - ['No, my cabbage moths have already started laying eggs in them! Send the trolley into the river!' 'No, the sailing wolf will steal the boat to rescue them!']
 · funny

www.nrc.nl > Marcel van Roosmalen
Een heerlijk beroep
1 may. 2020 - Gisteren belde mijn tandarts, hij heet Auw, wat ik voor een tandarts een prachtige naam vind. Hij is een geweldige tandarts, maar dat doet er niet toe, hij vormde slechts de aanleiding voor dit stukje. Hij had een gat in de planning. Kon ik komen? Want ja, ze draaiden weer. Natuurlijk draaien ze weer.
 · covid-19 · dentistry · funny

www.yuvalrob.com > Yuval Robichek
Animation Loops
Yuval Robichek, a Tel Aviv based artist, creates illustrations for magazines, books, murals, fashion and TV projects. He studied “Humor in Arts” at the School of Visual Arts, New York. His work has been exhibited in Tel Aviv and Brussels, and has been publ
 · art · funny