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19 Things Only Science-Geek Parents Will Understand

"Who's my cheeky little monkey? Who? Not you, son. You are an ape. Get it right."

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1. You can't watch films with them without pointing out the OBVIOUS SCIENTIFIC ERRORS.

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"The machines couldn't run the Matrix like that. They'd expend much more energy feeding the humans than they'd get out of them as batteries. It's the second law of thermodynamics for God's sake."


14. You like telling them that their great-great-250,000-or-so-great grandmother was an ape.

Paranthropus boisei, an early human ancestor. Art by Cicero Moraes and 3D scanning of the skull by Dr. Moacir Elias Santos. - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 / Via

"And your 250,000th-or-so cousin is a chimp, as well."

15. You embarrass them when you talk about how unlikely it is that THAT SPERM met THAT EGG and made THEM.


Every time you try to explain the colossal coincidence of their birth, they say "EEEWW DAD STOP TALKING ABOUT YOUR SPERM".