*OK, and comedians; I like to laugh, so sue me.***
**Get it? Cracks me up? Oh, I slay myself.
***Don't sue me.But today--TODAY THE SCIENTISTS WIN.
I want you to understand why this is funny, so here's the quick 411: in properly prim and academic scientific research papers, there's a section called "Methods" where you have to explain, specifically, the procedures you followed to obtain the data and results you are reporting in this paper. (You've either seen something happen or seen something not happen; either of those things could be
The Huffington Post has already jumped on reporting this story of the Twitter science community spoofing the methods section. #OverlyHonestMethods is one of the funnier things I've seen lately. Here are the ones that made me literally laugh aloud:
Ya gotta love a scientist with a sense of humor. Thank all that is good for scientific satire.