The Electoral College remains a mysterious process for many Americans, and electoral math can confuse the best of us. Just in time for Election Day, the New York Times magazine has crafted a handy guide to the numbers that matter next Tuesday—and it’s made entirely out of candy.
The guide, “State of the Art,” offers a fun assortment of numbers spelled out in M&Ms. Some images show stats that voters ought to know, like the number of electoral votes up for grabs in the swing states. Others are just for fun, like the varieties of Heinz or the speed limit in Iowa.
So before the big day, grab some leftover Halloween candy and take a look: It’s a tasty bit of electoral knowledge that goes down easy.
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
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My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.