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Ironic Questions: Science

Is It Ironic That...?

1 Is it ironic that when the sky is cloudy but there is no rain in sight?...

2 is it ironic that when the sky is cloudy but there is no rain in sight?...

3 a good scientist fails in an easy experiment

4 is it ironic that we both have science on monday?

5 is it ironic that my science teacher looks like einstein?

6 they killed Copernicus for saying that the Earth was round.

7 An old can of sealant in my garage started leaking.

8 He could save others from death, but not himself

9 wind delays the launch of a European wind-mapping satellite?

10 Is it ironic that studying neurology gives me a headache?

11 The professor is hiding but is called out to watch the storm

12 Flat Earth believers would be dead if the Earth they were living on was actually flat?...

13 Someone mentions the importance of using precisely defined scientific words to explain a concept clearly then gets an explanation completely wrong because he doesn't understand the scientific term that he used?...

14 Water catches on fire?

15 Is it ironic that a Mensa member advocates Young Earth Creationism by misunderstanding peer reviewed research that actually concludes in favor of evolution?...

16 Fort McMurray,source of the tar sands that contribute to climate change, was destroyed by wildfire, one of the symptoms of climate change?...

17 A movie poster gravity falls off the wall and floats away.

18 A map of Europe shows the varying percentage levels of persons with in each country able to carry on a conversation in English. The range is 20% to less than 95% (UK) the average is around 40-50%. The comment is made that this is a good reason to switch to another common language. The commenter meant that it is not a good reason....

19 a person posts that i never express my own thoughts and ideas about science, and then another poster (who always parrots the dogma and beliefs of the leader of his pseudoscience belief, which has been proven false, rather than express his own original thought) chimes in to agree with gusto...

20 Birds evolved from flightless Dinosaurs?

21 The brain is so complicated that it can't fully understand itself.

22 ...the bank charges you extra money for not having enough money in your account?...

23 a special tool developed specifically for polishing the main mirror on the Hubble Space Telescope to extremely precise specification was itself built incorrectly resulting in Hubble's main mirror's final measurements being off....

24 is it ironic that two people randomly choose the same number from 75-100?...

25 the ship carrying global warming believers was trapped in ice?