Wednesday, October 03

Completely Unfair Comparisons: On Personal Moons

by Sean Adams

There are plenty of places on Woot where you can find helpful information. This is not one of those places. Every week we will be comparing 3 pairs of things that shouldn’t be compared using this formula: Unrelated Thing X vs. Unrelated Thing Y in terms of Function Z. Facts will be misunderstood, overlooked, or changed for the sake of the argument. Enjoy.

1. A Trained Hawk vs. Moss in terms of Getting Rid of that Weird Smell

First of all, what’s the hawk trained to do? I’ll tell you what: play piano! Because, c’mon: if you’re going to go through the trouble of training a hawk, you might as well make it fun, right? You don't just want to just train it to do hawk stuff, because that wouldn’t be very exciting at all. So, while a trained hawk can fill a room with the sound of its keys, it can’t empty a room of a weird smell. But moss can. See, moss is from nature, which means it smells kinda weird itself. So if you pile enough of it into a room, you’ll stop smelling the other smell and start smelling the moss!



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