11 Totally Silly Scientific Studies Which Will Make You LOL!

We all know science has totally changed the way we lead our lives now. And we have utmost respect for the people who practice it. Come on, we owe a lot to them. But seems like some of them think that they have done it all, and have got too much free time these days. Or else how on Earth will you explain these super lame studies they keep conducting? Don’t you all have a cure to find to cancer or something? Check out these lame scientific studies which will definitely make you go LOL!

1.  It takes 1000 licks to get to the center of a lollipop.

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According to an actual scientific study conducted by researchers at New York University, the number of licks it takes to get to the center of an average-size lollipop is approximately 1,000. Yes. Because otherwise the Mayans would have turned out to be correct or something!

2. Eating chocolate may make you win a Nobel prize.

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Yes. That kid has got Nobel winner written all over him! In a note published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Franz H. Messerli, a cardiologist at St. Luke’s–Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, has stated that eating chocolate may make you win a Nobel prize. And look at our parents here, always telling us not to have them as it’s harmful for our teeth. Huh!

3. Horses prefer bananas over carrots.

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Well, now when that’s settled who the hell cares about silly things like the origin of life, right! Deborah Goodwin, BSc, PhD, research director of Applied Animal Behaviour Programmes at the University of Southampton has actually conducted this study and come up with the result that, well, you horse wants bananas!

4. Women really don’t like men with beard.

Aamir Khan

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Well, seems like the study has something going really wrong for it! Because no woman would ever vouch for it. According to this report, psychologists found that women don’t find beards attractive. And also that Being bearded made them seem older and more aggressive. Seriously, it’s funny.

5. Relaxing can make you fatter.

fat person

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What! Really? We had like no clue about that! And clearly nobody is letting that guy relax! But seriously, did you guys have any idea that sitting your ass on the couch can make you fatter! The study conducted at Tel Aviv University, stated that how precursor fat cells turn into actual fat cells faster when subjected to extended periods of “mechanical stretching loads,” which is basically sitting around!

6. Alcohol consumption increases the chances of unprotected sex.

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Alright. Now that’s some revelation. Or not. The Society for the Study of Addiction has come out with this amazing study which says that alcohol increases the chances of one having unprotected sex. Well, they obviously have no idea about the concept of a one night stand!

7. Lap dancers earn more tips when they are ovulating.

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Okay, this is simply pathbreaking discovery in the field of lap dancing. We have no idea how the industry was surviving all this while without this discovery! According astudy by The University Of New Mexico, ovulating lap dancers get higher tips. We’re sure this study would have taken hell lot of research!

8. Herring fish communicate by farting.

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Okay, this study is definitely multi faceted! It’s both pointless and gross at the same time! But according to the report published in the U.K. science journal, Biology Letters, reveal that herring create high-frequency sounds by releasing air from their anuses, and suggesting that herring use farting as a means of communication.

9. Watching pornography can make men better weightlifters.

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Right. As if men had a dearth of reasons to watch porn! This study precisely suggests that men were able to lift heavier weights after they were shown erotic videos. Something to do with increased testosterone levels may be!

10. The ‘pop’ sound while making popcorn comes from water vapor released from the kernel.

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Scientists have figured out secret behind the ‘pop’ sound we hear while making popcorn. Yes, our kitchens will never be the same again! According to researchers, the sound does not come from the foamy interior bursting through the kernel’s exterior. Instead, water vapor released from the kernel creates tiny cavities inside the kernel, sending out a ‘pop’ sound.

11. Your pupil dilation can tell whether you are gay or not.

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A research at Cornell university shows that pupil dilation can indicate sexual inclinations. According to them, a person’s pupil will shoot open when they become aroused, so that’s how you can figure it all out. See, don’t stare at the sun too long or you might have, well, feelings for it, alright!

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