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The Avengers are ridiculously competitive people, and what starts out as a silly late-night team discussion quickly becomes a contest: their names. Not the code names -- the nicknames. Who can go the longest without using them? They pledge to spend a week not nicknaming each other, and they'll pay up every time they mess up. This hits Tony the hardest, and not just financially. Tony's got a lot of nicknames for everyone, but most of all for Steve -- and when Tony can't use the names he's already got, the names he uses reveal feelings he had no idea he had.
*all-time-faves*  ship:steve/tony  uni:616  fandom:Marvel  humor  get-together  team-fic  clueless!Tony  pet-names  fluff  length:5k-10k 
yesterday by Capnshellhead
Up All Night - BossToaster (ChaoticReactions) - Voltron: Legendary Defender [Archive of Our Own]
Matt doesn't want to be nervous of the Galra on the Castle of Lions. But when he goes to talk to Shiro about it, he gets a very different conversation than he thought.
fic  f:Voltron  slash  short  humor  'ao3  s:Shiro/Ulaz 
yesterday by esther_a
The Blog of Phyz: Be careful with your parabolic mirror
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Let's say you you were into making solar ovens. Let's say that you decided a few years ago to make the best solar oven ever. Further, let's stipulate that you saw a nearly meter-diameter Direct TV antenna on the side of the road. An idea happened. You rushed to the local plastics store and bought highly reflective Mylar and glued it to the antenna.

Your solar oven was pretty amazing. While the hot spot wasn't super small, it was hot. Really hot. It can pasteurize a liter of water in 15 minutes.

And now you work at the Exploratorium and you think that you might bring it to work for grins. If you forget it in the back of the your Outback face up on a sunny day near the solstice, well, it can melt the molding in a fairly impressive way. I think I was lucky that my car didn't catch on fire.

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You might be wondering how I could make such a mistake? I had a lot to carry into the Exploratorium, and the mirror wouldn't fit on the cart. I planned on coming back in a few minutes, but I got busy doing something else, and it slipped my mind. Coming back in the afternoon, I sat in the driver seat and looked into the rear view mirror.

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Uh oh.

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If you want to make your own parabolic mirror, you can find some excellent instructions here.

Marc "Zeke" Kossover"
classideas  optic  science  physics  mirrors  exploratorium  2018  humor  disasters  marckossover 
yesterday by robertogreco
Here's the funniest, most scathing, most informative and most useful talk on AI and security / Boing Boing
https://youtu.be/ajGX7odA87k James Mickens (previously) has a well-deserved reputation for being the information security world's funniest speaker, and if that were all he did, he would still be worth listening to. But Mickens' great gift is weaponized bathos: the ability to induce whiplash in the listener with a string of hilarious technical zingers that lead to…
AI  video  research  technology  humor 
yesterday by basemaly
Little-Known Punctuation Marks for National Punctuation Day | Mental Floss
Because sometimes periods, commas, colons, semicolors, dashes, hyphens, apostrophes, question marks, exclamation points, quotation marks, brackets, parentheses, braces, and ellipses won't do.
mentalfloss  humor  writing  punctuation 
yesterday by cyberchucktx
Sacha Baron Cohen’s Who Is America? reveals conservative fear.
You might think that marinating in fear like this—however manufactured the threat—would make these subjects want to display traditionally soldierly heroism, the kind Col. Morad embodies. Instead, Morad exposes these worshippers of military masculinity as almost parodically antiheroic. They’ll do anything as long as it’s called “training,” no matter how humiliating it is in their eyes, and if it will save their own skin. They’ll strip, photograph women’s genitals, display gay porn, mouth a dildo strapped to Morad’s groin. They’ll dress up as 15-year-old girls, lace guacamole with Rohypnol, dress up as what they understand “Muslims” to be in order to evade detection. One guy even throws a doll representing a baby with a “suicide diaper” in the trash. “We prefer to remove the bomb and put that away and save the baby if we can,” Morad has to tell him. These people, to a man, are motivated not by manners but cowardice. Their only goal is self-preservation.
humor  culture  republicans 
yesterday by since1968
Better Judgment [Fullmetal Alchemist]
Ed comes back from a week-long mission, and everyone is acting wrong.
misc:small-fandom  canon  au  romance  first!time  angst  humor  30000-49999 
2 days ago by popkin16
Hospitality - misura - Black Panther (2018) [Archive of Our Own]
T'Challa is a very bad guest. Arguably, M'Baku is a very bad host, too.
fic  f:Marvel  f:MCU  f:BlackPanther  slash  s:T'Challa/M'Baku  short  humor  'ao3 
2 days ago by esther_a

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