Elevators have buttons. This is a commonly-known fact. They have many buttons; in fact, buttons are probably the primary feature of an elevator, outside of its vertical movement and passenger-carrying features. There are buttons on both the inside and the outside of an elevator -- a feature exclusive to elevators. No other machines have both … Continue reading Elevator open and close buttons are confusing.
It's no secret that robots are bad. To prevent the elimination of human existence, it is important that we destroy the robots before they destroy us. It's only common sense. Whatever benefits robots may provide are not worth the risk of the destruction of the human race. They are evil and must be destroyed. Before … Continue reading For the Dismantling of Robots
Once a modern miracle of engineering and innovation, streetlights now crowd every street in every town across the United States. Streetlights, for better or for worse, are now ubiquitous from sea to shining sea. These glowing electrical marvels are suspended tens of feet above the ground and cast light on the streets and sidewalks around … Continue reading On Streetlights
Besides having no money or being in debt, it seems that, in U.S. dollars at least, a penny would be the least amount of money it could be possible to have, but what about less than $0.01? First off, logically it makes sense that if a dollar could be divided into hundredths, it should also … Continue reading How little money can one have?
Recently I picked up a jug of milk, unscrewed the cap, poured a nice cold glass of milk. Milk in one hand and a cookie in the other, I sat down to enjoy my snack. Biting into the freshly-baked chocolate chip cookie, I take a sip of milk only to realize it wasn't the reduced … Continue reading Milk cap colors are not standardized.
At 2am tomorrow morning in the United States, save for Hawaii, Arizona, and a handful of territories, Daylight Saving Time will start for 2018. The brainchild of Benjamin Franklin to save candle wax and align our clocks with the sun, Daylight Saving Time has fallen out of favor with most of American public. There is a … Continue reading Let’s not spring forward.
The kind of table you use obviously depends on your needs but is there maybe a table that's objectively the best? To find the best table available today, I must first set some criteria for what makes a table good. First is cost. My perfect table cannot cost too much or else I won't be … Continue reading What kind of table is best?
It doesn't take a mathematician to parse the equation that is this post's title but it does take a milk expert, so I contacted the self-described milk experts at Humana, shooting over an email with the title's query. However, since the company only specializes in baby milk formula, I thought that in the meantime I … Continue reading Old Milk + New Milk = Normal Milk?
Birds. Aren't they cool? They've got beaks and feathers and wings and legs. Some birds are larger, like the ostrich, and others are smaller, like the hummingbird, but what do all birds have in common? Legs. They all have legs, like humans. And, like humans, bird legs have different lengths but which one has the … Continue reading Which bird has the longest legs?
Candles consist of a wick surrounded by wax. The wick is lit and it burns along with the wax. The fire produces light as well as heat. Candles were used for light and heat in the olden times, when they still needed candles said things like "ye olde." Candles, however useful they may have been … Continue reading Are candles still relevant?