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Canned Neutrinos

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On Math Jokes (with a new re-telling of my favorite one, about a balloon race)

Math jokes are almost universally awful — or, at least, it seems that way to me, since I spend a lot of time around ninth graders. Hearing “Gee, I’m a tree” or “Pi are square? No, pies are round, and … Continue reading

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Have you noticed what silver’s been doing lately? The price of silver is literally on fire!

Because of the price of silver being literally on fire, they will not be buying and selling troy ounces of metallic silver when the markets open in New York tomorrow morning. Instead, they will be selling “oxide ounces” of silver … Continue reading

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My Centripetal Force Joke: A True Story

In the Summer of 2014, with many other science teachers, I took a four-day-long A.P. Physics training session, which was definitely a valuable experience, for me, as a teacher. On the last day of this training, though, in the late … Continue reading

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My Antibirthday Occurs at Midnight Tonight

Clearly, this requires some explanation. January 12 is my birthday, and today is July 13, 2015. Remaining days in January, after today: 19 Days in February through June, this year, which isn’t a leap year: 28 + 31 + 30 … Continue reading

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Riddle: How did the chemist accidentally kill his dog?

Answer: He fed him a whole can of aluminum phosphate. Disclaimers: (1) no actual dogs were harmed in the making of this awful pun, and (2) yes, I actually did the math regarding the toxicity of aluminum phosphate. Don’t feed … Continue reading

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A Box, with Nothing In It

Get it?

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