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

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