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by BullCityFats
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2050: "6/6 Time"
Replies: 73
Views: 12118

Re: 2050: "6/6 Time"

My idea to combine Daylight Savings Time with Leap Year: set the clocks back one hour every two months. Every four years that adds up to a day, so we can eliminate February 29th.
by BullCityFats
Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:17 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0145: "Fire From Moonlight"
Replies: 157
Views: 78900

Re: What-If 0145: "Fire From Moonlight"

There's another way this can be wrong which wasn't touched on at all. The magnifying glass doesn't have to be between the Moon and the Earth. Instead, use a large magnifying glass to heat the Moon up to ~4000C. This will nearly double the amount of light the Earth receives, which will eventually alm...

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