1. Borrowing Victorian porn periodicals, children’s stories, and books on equine bestiality from the library will probably get you on a government watchlist.

    Literature, Colorado State University

    Taming Ginger: Unruly Femininity in Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty

     


  2. The EU legislative process is complex as fuck.

    LLM in European Legal Studies, Glasgow University

     


  3. Musicians are poor, corporations are rich, and Brazilians are cool.

    Ethnomusicology

     


  4. If you heat pieces of plastic bottle well enough, they melt.

    BSc, Physics

     


  5. You actually do learn something from school… but it doesn’t matter in the long run.

    Anthropology, Carnegie Mellon University

     


  6. Sometimes when people don’t say things, they don’t say things differently.

    Linguistics, University of California, Santa Cruz

    <i>Beyond Deep and Surface: Explorations in the Typology of Anaphora</i>

     


  7. I’m trying to predict the stock market and I don’t even know why anyone approved this.

    Computer Science, Kings College London

     


  8. Mo books, mo problems.

    Religion, Columbia University

    "Conversion by the Book: Buddhist Print Culture in Early Republican China"

    Read thesis: http://academiccommons.columbia.edu/item/ac:161473

     


  9. Love between Robots or Technology and Humans weirds people out.

    Communication Arts: Rhetoric, University of Wisconsin, Madison

    "I Believe in a (Human) Thing Called Love: The New Hot Topic in Science Fiction Film and TV"

     


  10. It usually helps when people take their medicine.

    Social Work, WCU

    "Remote Medication Management Systems: Potential Benefits for Polypharmacy and Rural Populations"

     


  11. BFFs are super important in making sure you’re not messed up as a kid.

    Psychology, Georgetown University

     


  12. Milking goats and maiming zombies in video games can teach people important things.

    Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Syracuse University

     


  13. People will ignore half of a poet’s work to ID her as monosexual

    Early Modern English Literature, Kings College London

    "The emergent discourse of Aphra Behn" (provisional title)

     


  14. The Data is Muddy on Whether Invasive Species Can Change Soil Quality.

    Environmental Science, Carthage College

     


  15. People like good beer, because it tastes better than bad beer.

    Science, Technology & Society, Vassar College.