The Nerd | - Part 2

The Best Of Worst Science Jokes Spotted Online.

Because science is all about announcing big facts and discoveries, curing serious diseases, and unraveling the eternal mysteries of the universe, we usually associate it with seriousness and boredom. We think that science and humor don’t get well together. Well, that’s not actually the case. Science is about everything, and humor is part and parcel of the science package.

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28 Maps Mocking National Stereotypes Around the World.

If you’ve never lived somewhere else outside your country, you will always have false assumptions about other cultures. And this is very common, everyone has stereotypes about other countries and cultures, but sometimes they can go really far. To give you an idea about the most common stereotypes that people in different places have about other countries, London-based designer Yanko Tsvetkov drew a series of infographic maps to illustrate these stereotypes in a funny and mocking way. We have combined the most relevant ones below. Browse through them and let us know what you think. (click on maps to enlarge)

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30 Times People Shared The Funniest English Text Fails.

The purpose of learning a language is to communicate. We want to express ourselves in the best way we can, and if you’ve been learning a second language, especially English, you will immediately understand that that’s not an easy task. It takes tremendous effort to make yourself understood in a second language. While some of us might wait to reach a certain level of fluency to express ourselves, others will just use whatever language resources to get their message accross, not miding any grammar or spelling. While it’s good sometimes, other times it results in pretty good laughs. Here are 30 laughable posts about people who used broken English and made it sound hilarious.

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30 Hilarious Comics That Illustrate The Differences Between Cultures and Languages.

Cultural and linguistic diversity is very interesting. The melting-pot of different cultures and languages in the world defines the genius ways that humans came up with to express their thoughts and identities. These differences become staggering when one travels to different places. You get to understand that the way you live is not the only way and that there are countless other ways worth exploring. There are some people who are ready to melt into a new culture and there are others who find it very difficult to assimilate into any other culture different from their own.

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19 Totally Redundant and Tautological Place Names.

A tautology is an expression or phrase that says the same thing twice, just in a different way. Differently said, it is an expression that has two or more parts that are redundant, or synonymous. Most often, a tautology is considered undesirable and a fault of style and is avoided at all costs in literary works. Common speech, though, is filled with redundancies and tautologies. One famous redundant phrase that everybody uses is “it is what it is” right? Everybody can be redundant and tautologous, even George W. Bush when he famously said “Our nation must come together to unite.”

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Map Shows Where The Most Popular Languages Are Spoken.

As of today, there are approximately 7000 spoken languages in the world. The great majority of these languages are spoken by very tiny minorities. It might come as a surprise to know that about 70% of the world’s population, two-thirds of the people walking the earth right now, use or speak only 16 of these languages.

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34 Accidentally Ironic Images That Show the Universe Has A Weird Sense of Humor.

Irony is a figure of speech that not all writers master. It takes a lot of wit and word knowledge to come up with clever ironic expressions that stir laughter and humor. The best kind of irony is usually subtle and does not fail to make you laugh at the irony of the universe. An even better kind of irony is the one that is not intended in the first place, aka accidental. It’s brought about by the chaotic state of the universe. We have compiled a list of some of the most accidentally ironic images on the Internet below. Browse through them and let us know what you think.

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26 Love Puns And Jokes to Make Your Sweetheart Smile.

There is a lot of ways to express love and endearment to your significant other. And while you shoulnd’t wait for any occasion to express to someone how much they mean to you, Valentine’s Day remains the best occasion to celebrate romantic love.

Aside from love cards and conversation hearts that you could give your significant other on Valentine’s Day, you can put a smile on your sweetheart’s face by sharing with them some creative and hilarious Valnetine’s Day puns. We have compiled a bunch of them below. Leaf through them and let us know what you think.

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33 Times People Expressed Their Utter Frustration While Trying To Learn The English Language.

Whether you speak English as a first or a second language, you have your own reasons for hating the English language. It could be the irritating spelling, pronunciation, or the confusing grammar rules that natives break all the time. Because a lot of people are learning English today than ever before, most of them express their frustration while trying to learn and make sense of English.

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