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  • Blog Post: We need to do $@#%ing research to learn this?

    Speaking on behalf of all men with a workshop or a garage (which reminds me, I have a top 10 list that I need to post somewhere from a couple weekends back), this research is a big “Duh!” Why do people get paid to do research like this? How can I get paid to do research like this? "Swearing has...
  • Blog Post: In other words, if I get promoted that means what...?

    The way I read these alleged research results, a lottery is just as effective at picking people for promotions as what we’ve been doing for years? But is there a better way of choosing individuals for promotion? It turns out that there is, say Pluchino and co. Their model shows that two other strategies...
  • Blog Post: If it's stupid and it works...?

    In the immortal words of my favorite drill instructor, "If it's stupid, but it works, it ain't stupid." Scientists may one day be able to destroy viruses in the same way that opera singers presumably shatter wine glasses. New research mathematically determined the frequencies at which simple...
  • Blog Post: I've read some Dumb Science in my life, but...

    This takes the cake... "The intriguing question is this," Prof Krauss told the Telegraph. "If we attempt to apply quantum mechanics to the universe as a whole, and if our present state is unstable, then what sets the clock that governs decay? Once we determine our current state by observations...
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