4 Of The Most Evil Science Experiments Ever Performed

August 20, 2014

Scientists are heroes. At their best, scientists represent the best in humanity—intelligence, curiosity, and skeptical rigor. This perceived goodwill licenses scientists to do things in society that ordinary people wouldn’t be allowed to get away with. If a random person burst into your house with a bubbling test tube and shouted “Quick! Drink this!” you’d call the police. Put that person in a white lab coat, though, and you’ll only delay long enough to thank him for coming in the nick of time.

Scientists are human, however, and it turns out that human beings who’ve been given that level of trust almost always prove themselves the last people in the world who should be trusted to look after a goldfish. Here are 4 of the most appallingly evil experiments ever carried out in the name of science. Note that many of the experiments were of limited or non-existent value. It turns out that freaks who like to torture human beings are generally bad at designing double-blind trials.

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Seven Women Who Have Absolutely Mastered Makeup

August 20, 2014
Mouthful Makeup Popeye

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Some women wear makeup to appear more mature, sexy or chic. Others wear it to look like…Popeye. Or Nemo. Or, you know, a Powerpuff Girl. These potions, creams and salves are often used to enhance what already exists, but these women prove that makeup can also be used for more lighthearted, entirely creative purposes. Maybe nix the eyeshadow genie for the job interview, though.

Genie Mouth

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Mouthful Makeup Fish

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A Dwarf Documents His Life And Interactions With Others In New York City

August 19, 2014

Jonathan Novick gives us a rare insight into dwarfism–and not the kind of “rare insights” that appear nightly on TLC–in this short-length documentary, “Don’t Look Down on Me”. Novick has been living in the city for a little over a year now, and while the experience has been good in general, some of the encounters he’s had have been incredibly frustrating. With the help of a button cam, he shows us how.