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Ironic Questions: Science

Is It Ironic That...?

26 neuroscientists are exploring the unimaginable in the world of the imagination itself?...

27 I am presenting a big picture overview at a nano-technology conference....

28 the father of the "big bang theory", a pillar of truth of many atheists,was a catholic priest(Georges Lemaître)?...

29 Opponents view stem cell research as the destruction of human life , vigorously protest against it . More embryos are destroyed by fertility clinics , but there is no controversy in that . is that ironic...

30 Creationist Ken Ham accuses Bill Nye The Science guy of not understanding science. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drlIpWCDIqc...

31 The first real flying saucer is from Earth and landed on Mars.

32 Is it ironic that a meteorologist's grandson is afraid of storms?

33 someone that has a phobia of people with phobias

34 We cut down trees to make paper... then draw pictures of trees on paper...

35 Is it ironic that Christopher Columbus was loved for discovering the new world and hated for ruining the way of life for millions of natives. But he himself never realized that he had discovered a new world. He was only trying to find a better route to China and India. At his death, he still believed that he had found a better route....

36 we know so little about the one thing (our brain) that allows us to know so much about everything else?...

37 a smoke signal is used to advertise and promote the reduction of green-house gas emission?...

38 A person is born "Monkey", but yet not hairy.

39 There is no snow during the wintertime?

40 Of all the creatures on the earth, only humans evolved with 25-30 of repetitive sequence, now that is a coding error....IRONY....

41 A scientist invents a time machine to go back in time and study the evolution of life only to find a garden with a man, woman, and a snake....

42 I learnt a story of stars that gain weight to become younger. I thought this would be ironic given how in human experience it is common to see losing weight as a way to stay young....

43 A plastic, non-degradable bag has the word "green" on it?

44 fire extinqushers being banned because they cause global warming

45 global warming can lead to global cooling?

46 "We know exactly where one cow with Mad-cow-disease is located, among the millions and millions of cows in America but we havenít got a clue as to where thousands of illegal immigrants and terrorists are located"...

47 98% of Earths water is undrinkable...

48 A no rust can rusts....

49 a person is going on and on about how he cares about the earth but then proceeds to flick his cigarette into the grass?...

50 A headline in a science journal read: 'Arctic Armageddon Needs More Science, Less Hype'?...