One day a farmer and his helpers went out to their fields to tend to the crops. It was a warm sunny day and they were all slightly annoyed at the prosp…
Every time I reset my password at a financial institution and then like a week later I get a physical paper in the mail confirming that I did this, it’…
Jumping into a warm pot of water to join the frog mid-boil With the games of the XXXII Olympiad merely a week or so away many people are coming down wi…
Bumper cars but where the cars are made of soap bubbles I was thinking about those “in case of emergency, break glass” boxes that have like panic butto…
A jungle cat battles a non-jungle cat in a board game based in a jungle In a famous SNL skit which is a pretend episode of Behind the Music depicting t…
The canonical order for a parade is to put the parade leader first in line When I first heard the term “fly by wire” in reference to flying airplanes, …
The alarm clock rang to an empty household The region of La Mancha, in central Spain, famously has a bunch of windmills in it, as catalogued by Miguel …
Imagine a really tall person in a really short bed and a really short person in a really long bed Fans of folk music will sometimes discuss the time wh…
The anomaly was noticed outside of the surface, but the inside seemed clean When the FBI or other police forces are about to perform a raid or serve a …
Doing your makeup with your eyes closed I’ve been listening to an audiobook about various ideas in physics. Part of how you talk about ideas in physics…
You’ve gotta look out for even bigger fish The “historical fiction” genre is one where an author will take an actual historical event or era, and place…
Validating your thesis via an under-powered data set I was thinking about going into someone’s house and re-labeling all the spice jars in their spice …