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- Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:28 pm UTC
- Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
- Topic: 2050: "6/6 Time"
- Replies: 73
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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.
- Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:17 am UTC
- Forum: What If?
- Topic: What-If 0145: "Fire From Moonlight"
- Replies: 157
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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...