[illustration] Illustrated by Ryan Stoker “Welcome to the area, Elder. Feel free to choose any bike you like, as long as it’s this one.”

[illustration] Illustrated by Randy Glasbergen “Rick is walking east at 3 mph and Tanya is walking west at 2.5 mph. If Rick decides to ask Tanya for a date and increases his speed to 4 mph, how long will it take him to chicken out and run the other way?”

[illustrations] Illustrated by Val Chadwick Bagley “How romantic. … Weldon just text-messaged me a marriage proposal.” “Never let a giraffe borrow your turtleneck sweater.”