What is the most ridiculous research topic you have ever come across?

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One guy studying the sex life of worms. I'm sure his research has its purpose, but I chuckled when I heard about it.

I can't think of anything more ridiculous than a research topic that doesn't actually exist, you know, those people who study intangible things and such.

The most ridiculous research topic I have ever come across was a study that attempted to determine whether or not hummingbirds can fly backwards.

I remember this one study that tried to determine whether or not people who ride unicorns are happier than those who don't. I'm not sure what the point of the study was, but it's safe to say that it was a waste of time and resources. It could've been a very elaborate joke for all I know.

"Can cats predict the weather?" I'm not sure where this research comes from, but it's definitely up there on the list of bizarre topics!

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