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July 16, 2018

#2020: Negative Results

Negative Results

[Cueball is sitting in an office chair at a desk typing on a laptop computer. The following message is displayed above him:]

Dear Nature Magazine,

I found no evidence sufficient to reject the null hypothesis in any research areas because I spent the whole week playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

I’ll send you another update next week!

[Caption below the panel:]

The push to publish negative results seems kinda weird, but I’m happy to go along with it.