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SEN. JEFF FLAKE'S LIST OF WASTEFUL GOV'T RESEARCH STUDIES

Where exactly do your tax dollars go? Sen. Jeff Flake joined FOX & Friends with his report on government spending that’s sure to leave you ‘scratching your head.’

The federal government actually spent money to answer these questions…

::Where does it hurt most to be stung by a bee? – $1 million from National Science Foundation and DOD
::Do drunk birds slur when they sing? – $5 million from National Institutes of Health budget
::Why does the face of jesus appear on toast? – $3.5 million from National Institutes of Health budget
::Are cheerleaders more attractive in a squad? – $1.1 million from National Science Foundation and DOD
::Who will be America’s next top model? – $2.9 million from National Science Foundation and DOD
::What makes goldfish feel sexy? – $3.9 million from National Science Foundation and DOD
::Alligator on a treadmill - can you outrun a dinosaur? – $1.9 million from National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation
::Why is yawning contagious? – $1 million from National Institutes of Health budget
::How many shakes does it take for a wet dog to dry off? – $390 thousand from National Science Foundation