Presented for your amusement.
Not all scientific research is created equal:
The creators of Murphy's Law won this year, but I find that the original form is substantially different in meaning and tone than the popular version.
Original: "If there are two or more ways to do something, and one of those ways can result in a catastrophe, someone will do it."
This seems to me to be more a declaration that "someone somewhere will inevitably be stupid" than "whatever can go wrong, will".
Also this year:
Chickens Prefer Beautiful Humans
The Force Required to Drag Sheep Across Various Surfaces