Common Misconceptions<br />XKCD + Wikipedia = global dumb reduction<br />
XKCD<br />Source of significant enlightened thought.<br />Funnier than Charlie Sheen and his Machete.<br />Often contains ...
The Comic in question<br />XKCD<br />Wikipedia<br />=<br />Pure Genius!<br />
Stream-u-reka!<br />One point of this whole Streamy thing is to come home sounding all smarty-britches to your friends. Oh...
#1<br />There is no evidence that Vikings wore horns on their helmets<br />
Earth has been round for a long time, and the nerds knew it<br />#2<br />
#3<br />Napoleon = 5 Foot 6.5 inches<br />
#4<br />Black Holes Don’t SUCK (well, any harder than stars do)<br />=<br />
#5<br />Lemmings aren’t jumpers<br />
It’s ok to Put chicks back<br />#6<br />
Glass is not a liquid<br />#7<br />
#8<br />We Have Way more than 5 senses<br />Equilibrioception<br />Nociception<br />proprioception<br />Thermoception<br /...
#9<br />Thomas Edison did not invent the light bulb<br />
Pennies Cannot Kill<br />#10<br />
.999… = 1.  No, Really.<br />#11<br />
Drowners don’t Scream<br />#12<br />
We use Way over 10%<br />#13<br />
#14<br />Cooking Doesn’t eliminate Alcohol<br />=<br />
#15<br />Alcohol does not kill brain cells<br />
In conclusion<br />we’ve filled our over-10% utilized brains with some more good stuff.<br />Pennies, horny vikings, plume...
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  1. 1. Common Misconceptions<br />XKCD + Wikipedia = global dumb reduction<br />
  2. 2. XKCD<br />Source of significant enlightened thought.<br />Funnier than Charlie Sheen and his Machete.<br />Often contains deeper content: see “alt text” <br />But then, one day, they took it even further…<br />
  3. 3. The Comic in question<br />XKCD<br />Wikipedia<br />=<br />Pure Genius!<br />
  4. 4. Stream-u-reka!<br />One point of this whole Streamy thing is to come home sounding all smarty-britches to your friends. Oh Joy!<br />SO!<br />Teach common misconceptions to streamers.<br />Improve everyone’s ability to use “Actually, “ as the beginning of a sentence.<br />???<br />Fun and Profit!!!<br />
  5. 5. #1<br />There is no evidence that Vikings wore horns on their helmets<br />
  6. 6. Earth has been round for a long time, and the nerds knew it<br />#2<br />
  7. 7. #3<br />Napoleon = 5 Foot 6.5 inches<br />
  8. 8. #4<br />Black Holes Don’t SUCK (well, any harder than stars do)<br />=<br />
  9. 9. #5<br />Lemmings aren’t jumpers<br />
  10. 10. It’s ok to Put chicks back<br />#6<br />
  11. 11. Glass is not a liquid<br />#7<br />
  12. 12. #8<br />We Have Way more than 5 senses<br />Equilibrioception<br />Nociception<br />proprioception<br />Thermoception<br />sense of time<br />Hunger<br />Thirst<br />blood CO2 levels<br />And many more!<br />
  13. 13. #9<br />Thomas Edison did not invent the light bulb<br />
  14. 14. Pennies Cannot Kill<br />#10<br />
  15. 15. .999… = 1. No, Really.<br />#11<br />
  16. 16. Drowners don’t Scream<br />#12<br />
  17. 17. We use Way over 10%<br />#13<br />
  18. 18. #14<br />Cooking Doesn’t eliminate Alcohol<br />=<br />
  19. 19. #15<br />Alcohol does not kill brain cells<br />
  20. 20. In conclusion<br />we’ve filled our over-10% utilized brains with some more good stuff.<br />Pennies, horny vikings, plumetting lemmings, black holes, and monsters at the end of the world aren’t going to kill us.<br />Sounds like a cause for celebration, and since the liquor won’t damage our brains, and cooking can’t save us, and we’ve got an excess of sense, so, <br />LETS DRINK!<br />
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