Greg Foot and Hannah Fry look at some of the silliest experiments done in the name of science.
The studies in question:
Calculations on Avian Defecation- http://iposeogsekk.com/penguano.pdf
Swearing as a Response to Pain- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22078790
Pigeons can discriminate between “good" and “bad" paintings- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19533184
Sildenafil accelerates reentrainment of circadian rhythms after advancing light schedules http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1887561/
Pendulum models of ponytail motion during walking and running http://epubs.siam.org/doi/abs/10.1137/090760477
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