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Comment Sneaky scientists (Score 5, Funny) 371

Isn't it obvious? The researchers paid dozens of bloggers to come up with these conspiracy theories. The blogs were used as evidence to support the hypotheses in the follow-up paper, which will earn the researchers enough cash to pay more bloggers. And so on.

It's kinda like the way McAfee and Symantec have secret programmers who strategically release new viruses when business is slow.

I've got a bad feeling about this.