HOW TO: Randall "XKCD" Munroe's forthcoming book of "absurd scientific advice"


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It’s full of highly impractical advice for everything from landing a plane to digging a hole."

Sounds a lot like my childhood.




for disposing of the book when finished he gives instructions on subducting it to the mantle using plate tectonics.


Good to know, I guess.


I think this book might go some way to explaining why What If? has been so silent for so long.


I wonder. I hope that means it’s going to kick back into gear, because it’s a truly Wonderful Thing™

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