Redditor bogus_wheel received a one-page proposal from her beau filled with romance and data points. What this fake academic lacks in citations, it more than makes up for in pure geeky sweetness. Here's hoping that the projected data proves, if anything, conservative.
N of 1, huge error bars on the happiness measurements, no controls, no multivariate analysis. No methods section at all. How can his results be reproduced? I'm no statistician but I just don't know how stuff like this gets published in peer reviewed journals.