Friday, January 30, 2009
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
"A toolbox! The ability to make and use tools is a distinguishing feature of human beings. People usually don't think about it, but our entire technological civilization relies on things as simple as a hammer or a screwdriver."
"This is a good coffee! Did you know coffee is not only a delicious beverage, but a valuable commodity too? There are national economies that would collapse if their coffee crops were to fail The right way to brew coffee..."
"He found a job in his line."
"Internet is a veritable revolution, a bi-directional communication channel that helps you reach an audience of millions. Nowadays, the growing phenomenon of social networking..."
Friday, January 23, 2009
"Now that we are in this place so calm and full of energy, let's communicate telepathically with the beings from the cosmos. Let's ask them to come down here and take us to another planet."
"Look! Up there!"
"Good evening! Did you call for a cab?"
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
"Politics is such a nasty business! Those people could kill each other over some power."
"What ever happened to the noble ideals of out forefathers?"
"The leaders of the opposition party were executed last Friday for conspiring to seize the government."
"Those scoundrels truly had it coming their way."
Friday, January 9, 2009
Update: Some comments in the Spanish version have inspired this addendum, for which I'm shamelessly stealing the style of Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal's votey comics.
"As a way to understand the world, I prefer religion to science because science can't answer the big questions of existence."
"As a means of transportation, I prefer carpets to automobiles because automobiles can't fly around the world in one night."
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
That's how Nonzero rolls!
"Hey! I know you! You are Nonzero, the implausible man. Look! I have your doll!"
"Ha ha! Naïve kid! Do you think I'd wear this pathetic disguise if I were Nonzero? People would recognize me!"
"Huh... Yeah. That makes sense. I guess..."
"Bye, kid! Be good!"
Friday, January 2, 2009
"Commander, we are arriving."
"It was about time! This planet's situation is unsustainable!"
"—man is the only creature that kills for pleasure—"
"—another example of man's cruelty—"
"—man plunders the environment and drives species to extinction—"
"—this new catastrophe caused by man—"
"People of the Earth, you no longer need to be afraid! Tell us where we can find the one you call Man, and we will take care of him!"