The following gems were complied by VOODOO WARRIOR from the Coburn 2011 Wastebook.
- $740,000 given to Montana State University tostudy how wild sheep can be used to control weeds.
- $132,000 granted to redesign a show website for PBS, Jonathan Bird's Blue World.
- $499,000 given to the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Society for no reason anyone can identify.
- $80,000 to upgrade a street median in Washington DC.
- $339,000 awarded by the National Science Foundation to study weaving in Iceland.
- $5,180,000 to fund the construction of a Steamboat Overlook Interpretive Center in Louisiana.
- $923,000 awarded by the National Science Foudnation to study how robots can be used to help pre-schholers learn to read.
- $592,000 from the National Institute of Health to study why monkeys throw their sh*t.
There are more here if you can stand it.