10 Funny Scientific Names for Things

Thanks to commenter “Onion” for the idea! Scientists and researchers spend their career lives trying to further the knowledge of humanity and, ideally do so for the betterment of the world. From explaining daily phenomena to naming the deepest darkest sea creatures, these nerds help us understand the world better and do their best to do so! But that doesn’t mean they’re not human, and every now and then every single person needs a little bit of entertainment in their life. But it seems like these scientists got their kicks from naming things in ways that can be considered funny! So why not waste your time with these funny scientific names for things?