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There are many sites on the internet that look terribly scientific. Some of them use a very formal approach to look at silly things with the full understanding that it is supposed to be funny. Others try to hide behind science to look official, even though the stuff they are reporting is, well, bunk. So, look through these sites and enjoy; just don't take them too seriously!


















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This is an excellent example of good science used to explain silly things. It looks formal, but is really quite tongue-in-cheek. For example, the site includes a study on how often a cat will land on its feet when dropped. Another article addresses the effect of peanut butter on the rotation of the Earth.


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You'll have to make up your own mind on this one. Existence of such a beast has not been definitively proved scientifically, despite regular appearances in tabloids. Includes sightings in Monterey County!


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Cow Abductions


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Watch out for your neck and brain. In fact, just to be on the safe side, anything above your shoulders....


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Peeps Research

Find out how marshmallow chicks respond to different changes in their environment.


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