October 7th, 2015 15:29 EST
Audit: Scientists in Antarctica Prone to Alcohol-fueled Fights, Indecent Exposure
"The health and safety audit, conducted by the National Science Foundation`s Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Antarctic Program, said alcohol consumption on the part of scientists has been found to cause unpredictable behavior and has led to fights, indecent exposure, and employees arriving to work under the influence.
The program bans alcohol consumption in work areas and during work hours, but one human resources manager interviewed for the report said about 75 percent of disciplinary actions taken by her company were related to alcohol use."
The results of this audit shouldn`t be surprising to anyone, even button-down eggheads are going to resort to binge drinking when living and working in bleak, depressing and frigid Antarctica.
One researcher even brewed his own beer, hell I`d be growing a pot garden and setting up a meth lab.
The bureaucrats back in Washington should cut these researchers some slack, they should be allowed to work in their underwear and drink on the job.
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