Comic: The difference between scientists and people

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Another slice of geek zen from xkcd. How would you handle a magic lightning machine? The answer may determine your scientific potential.

By Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger -- amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...