People Reveal Which Scientific Experiment They'd Pursue If They Were A Mad Scientist
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"You're a mad scientist, what scientific experiment would you run if money and ethics weren't an issue?" –– This was today's burning question from Redditor Juco6954-, who showed us that there are truly some mad scientists among us!


"I'd restart..."

I'd restart Project Orion because spaceships propelled by nuclear explosions are awesome.

secretlyawolf

"If you're a mad scientist..."

Transferring minds to new bodies, with a goal of eventually ditching my old body before it dies of something or other.

If you're a mad scientist with infinite resources and your first goal isn't personal immortality, you're bringing shame to the name of mad scientists everywhere.

will_holmes

"I would..."

Giphy

I would want to see how a real life Hunger Games scenario and government like in the books works in real life.

crocs-gang-man

"Kill all the power..."

Kill all the power to a major city like New York for an extended period of time to see how tribes form.

raddlesnake

"Observe and learn..."

Raise a group of children from birth onwards and raise them without talking to them or have them hear any human language.

Observe and learn how and if they will develop a form of verbal communication.

TheNameIsPippen

"If I taught a monkey..."

If I taught a monkey how to operate and maintain a gun, then dropped him in a habitat of other monkeys and hidden gun caches, will he teach them how to use guns as well?

Demonhunter115

"Try and find a way..."

Try and find a way to make clean energy from giving people an endless supply of cocaine and putting them in a hamster wheel.

huckfinn52

"Pay people..."

Pay people for a sleep study promising to help with their insomnia.

Lock them in a padded room and test how many times a person can listen to Baby Shark before they lose their minds.

bloodyfartz

"How many people..."

How many people can you peer pressure into joining a cult, and if this peer pressure cult could run on its own. Also, how would they go about sacrificing the weakest member.

DidlyFrick

"A metric ton..."

A metric ton of cancer research,

Anything and everything. Worked on rats? Straight to humans.

If it cures cancer in the end, f--- the lives lost. It's saving more.

Sack_J_Pedicy

Dating and the search for love and companionship... What a nightmare.

This journey plays out nothing like in the movies.

Every Prince or Princess (or everything in BTW) seems to have a touch of the psycho.

The things people say during what should be simple dinner conversation can leave a dining partner aghast.

Like... do you hear you?

Redditor detroit_michigldan wanted to discuss all the best ways to crash and burn when trying to make a romantic connection. They asked:

"You're on a date and it's going really great. What can another person say to ruin it completely?"
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People Break Down The Dumbest Thing They Believed As A Child
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Children tend to believe just about anything they hear.

That there are monsters under your bed, watching too much TV will make your head explode, and silly faces will be permanent if you make them too often.

The sky is truly the limit when it comes to silly things that children will believe.

Some call it naivitée, other's youthful innocence.

But it's hard not to look back with embarrassment on certain things we believed as a child, that today might simply seem dumb.

Redditor Disastrous_Toe_6548 was curious to learn the multitude of silly things people believed when they were children, leading them to ask:

"What's the dumbest thing you believed as a kid?"


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