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Offline latebind

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This is a scientific study performed by a few (bored) scientists.

http://circuit.ucsd.edu/~curts/courses/ECE284_F04/references/Har02.pdf


While some scientists are trying to cure cancer and aids, others are saying "lets drag sheep over different surfaces and measure the resistance and then write a paper on it"....

Neilep I hope this helps you to make more efficient sheepy carpet or something.


 

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Presumably you think that the sheep shearers getting bad backs is just bad luck or something.
It's a perfectly valid piece of research.
 

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They were winners of the Ig Nobel prize in physics in 2003 for this work!

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Ig_Nobel_Prize_winners#2003)
« Last Edit: 05/01/2010 16:03:25 by jpetruccelli »
 

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This one sounds painful

Medicine - Presented to James F. Nolan, Thomas J. Stillwell, and John P. Sands, Jr., medical men of mercy, for their painstaking research report, "Acute Management of the Zipper-Entrapped Penis" PubMed.

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It's fascinating reading in fact, thanks Jp.
Will keep me awake the whole night...
« Last Edit: 08/01/2010 15:55:48 by yor_on »
 

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