Which is the dumbest study?
Each year, the Non-Nobel Awards recognize the dumbest studies conducted around the world. Here are a few of this year’s winners:
How good is saliva at cleaning dirty surfaces.Cannibals don’t get a ton of calories.Why people yell and curse while driving.Effectiveness of Voodoo dolls on bosses.Riding rollercoasters helps pass kidney stones.Lessons learned from self-colonoscopy.Chimps imitate humans about as well as humans imitate chimps.
For more: https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/09/the-serious-science-of-the-ig-nobel-prizes-will-make-you-laugh-then-think/