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Doug Craigen's Huge Physics Humor Collection
May be the most linked-to physics humor site on the web because of its very large link collection.
http://www.dctech.com/physics/humor/

Physics and Science Fun
Fun with physics, science jokes, cartoons, anecdotes, and stories.
http://www.physlink.com/Fun/Index.cfm

Angels on a Pin
The possibly true story of the many possible ways of determining the height of a building using only a barometer.
http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/angelpin.htm

BBspot - Half-Life 2 Physics Engine Contains Grand Unified Theory
Physicists at Cornel-Putnam University (CPU) confirmed yesterday the Holy Grail of Physics, the Grand Unified Theory, is contained in the Half-Life 2 source code.
http://bbspot.com/News/2003/12/valve_unified_theory.html

BBspot - Overclocker Creates Rift in Space-Time Continuum
A rift in the space-time continuum was created when overclocker Jamie Aperman ran a 750 MHz Coppermine Pentium III at 1.6 GHz.It appears that the CPU was operating so fast that it began to execute instructions before they arrived.
http://bbspot.com/News/2000/5/clock_rift.html

Einstein, Heisenberg, Tipler
A story of interviews between these men and God, intended to determine if they should enter Heaven.
http://www.fourmilab.ch/documents/eht.html

Evil Squirrels and Physicists
Squirrels are known to hate mankind. First they got the midgets, now they eat the physicists.
http://photoemission.tripod.com/evilsquirrel/

First Atomic Clock Wristwatch
A HP 5071A Cesium Beam Primary Frequency Reference can in fact be used as a wrist watch. You have a choice of stainless steel or adjustable nylon band.
http://www.leapsecond.com/pages/atomic-bill/

Physics Limericks
Poems from the contests sponsored by the American Physical Society.
http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/features/limericks/

Physics Song Book
New physics lyrics to classic tunes.
http://www.dctech.com/physics/humor/songs.php

PhysicsSongs.org
Songs, and links to sites with more of them.
http://www.haverford.edu/physics-astro/songs/

Politically Correct Physics
Revised physics course descriptions.
http://www.jefflindsay.com/PCPhysics.shtml

QuarkDance.org!
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Particle Data Group welcomes you to see its Quark Dance website which is a gateway to many exciting physics websites.
http://pdg.lbl.gov/quarkdance/

SatireWire - Scientist Splits Atom, Finds Toy Prize Inside
A Princeton physicist recently split an atom of hydrogen and found a toy prize inside, the journal Science reported in its June issue. [Contains fictitious information.]
http://www.satirewire.com/news/may02/prizes.shtml

Sokal's Hoax
"Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity".
http://www.physics.nyu.edu/faculty/sokal/transgress_v2/transgress_v2_singlefile.html

Super G-String Field Theory
A sequel to the original paper on g-string theory.
http://insti.physics.sunysb.edu/~siegel/parodies/sgsft.html

The Non Abelian Names of God
A scientific paper parody which includes "The Theory Formerly Known as Strings","The Stages of a Theory" and a dictionary of common phrases.
http://insti.physics.sunysb.edu/~siegel/parodies/nonabel.html

The Physics Crackpot Index
A fun site which outlines how you can tell if a new theory is really from a crackpot.
http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/crackpot.html

The Super G-String
A parody of modern string theories written in the form of a research paper.
http://insti.physics.sunysb.edu/~siegel/parodies/sgs.html

Theological Thermodynamics
This document reproduces two classics of science parody/humor. The first applies the physics of thermodynamics to conclude that Heaven is hotter than Hell. The second is a response which combines Biblical evidence with thermodynamics to argue that, while heaven is devilishly hot, hell is hotter still.
http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/hell.htm