If you're envious of people who can just make up data, John Timmer at Ars Technica has a wonderful primer for you.
Credit: Aurich Lawson. Link: Ars Technica
This is wonderful news. A lot of experiments fail and no one is interested in null results. So if you could bypass that and just produce successful, journal-worthy experiments, a la Yoshitaka Fujii, Diederik Stapel, Dirk Smeesters, etc. life would be grand. Here's how to do it:
Epic fraud: How to succeed in science (without doing any) by John Timmer, Ars Technica