Why Units Matter

0 to 100 (cold, hot, or dead) on °F, °C, and K

For completeness, you’d be dead on the Rankine scale, too.

via UNL Announce.

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6 comments
  1. The question I like to ask for this is “Would coffee at 100 degrees burn your tongue?”

    • If you could even figure out a way to drink such an obtuse drink, maybe.

      • aa said:

        you can drink it with a right straw ;P

  2. aa said:

    what does obtuse mean?

    • In that context, I was making a pun on the word “degrees”, taking it as an angle greater than 90 degrees.

      • aa said:

        yes, thats why you have to drink it with the right straw…

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