Scientist vs. Reporter, Round 1

"Hey, could you come here for a minute." "Yes?"

"Ok, see all these numbers? These are minutes and seconds, and I need to add them all up to get the total. What would be the best way to do that?"

" just have to add it all up."

"What do you mean?"

"Just sit here and add each one up, one by one."

"There's no easier way?"


"Are you serious?"


"No. This is going to kill me. This is going to put me in the grave."

"You're such a wimp. I do this all day long."

"You do what?"



"Well, you know what I do all day long?"


"I call up STRANGERS and ask them what they're up to. 'Hi. I'm Cara McDonough. What are you doing today?'"

"Ok, ok, we're even."