The white stuff in between your Oreo cookies may be a "cream" filling, but new research suggests it might as well be cocaine. According to a new study from Connecticut College students and a professor of neuroscience, Oreo cookies (given to lab rats) are just as addictive as cocaine. And yes, just like most of us, lab rats went for the middle first. Full story >>
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1. An experiment is a scientific test that is done in order to study what happens and to gain new knowledge. • Many people do not like the idea of experiments on animals.
2. Dude is a slang word for man in American English. • Hey, dude, what's up? According the the Urban Dictionary, the term is particularly prevalent among 'stoners, surfers and skaters', which is why the stoned (= under the influence of drugs) lab rat uses it. The archetypal stoner dude was the Jeff Bridges character in the 1998 comedy film The Big Lebowski.