Monday, January 06, 2014

New Year, New Hope

January 6, 2014 is Blue Monday. Because some so-called "researchers have analysed more than 2 million tweets." Here comes the science!

... originally identified in 2005, calculated by weather conditions, debt levels, failed New Year’s resolutions, days elapsed since end of Christmas holidays ... has also been dubbed Divorce Monday, most popular day for starting divorce proceedings ... Divorce Depot: 1.8 million couples will have rowed over the festive break ...

Yeah, right Mr Science. Next you'll be trying to convince us that teenagers like alcohol, money buys happiness, or pot "dampens the negative emotional consequences of exclusion."