"We have removed the sheets from the
farmhouse beds, and sleep between blankets."
Continue reading “The problem of pig sheets”
"The firmest line that can be drawn upon the smoothest paper has still jagged edges if seen through a microscope. This does not matter until important deductions are made on the supposition that there are no jagged edges."
From The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler, a 19th Century author
Continue reading “The problem of jagged edges”
The front of the bill was off center,
and it didn’t feel like a normal bill.
Lorenzo Gaspar walked into the Quik Mart in Shelbyville, Tennessee and tried to pay for his purchases with a $50 bill. Continue reading “The problem of a counterfeit $50 bill”
Some paper has a noticeable "grain" –
folding or tearing it one way is easy,
but folding or tearing it against the grain
creates a rough, broken, inconsistent edge. Continue reading “The problem of bias”
When music lovers want it, they’ll do
Continue reading “The problem of pirated music (in Soviet Russia)”
"This post on Deceptology is really awesome!
I give it FIVE stars! My family and I love it!
I would read here again!"
Continue reading “Solving the problem of fake online reviews”
This is a provocative photo of an art exhibit,
Continue reading “Fake toy guns can be a problem”