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Culture Shlock: Award to the wiseacre

The Mercury News - 23 Sep 2017
That's because this week marks the release of the annual list of Ig Nobel Award winners, honoring the select group of scientists and other researchers who have made “achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think.” The Ig Nobel ...
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Bringing real peace is an Ig Nobel goal

Economic Times - 18 Sep 2017
The way some Nobel laureates are underperforming after being given their award could kindle interest in their alterego prize series, the Ig Nobels. After all, the latter are supposed to first make people laugh — and then think; that is more than what ...
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Cheers & Jeers for Sept. 18, 2017

The Telegram - 18 Sep 2017
The 2017 Ig Nobel prizes — for peculiar scientific endeavours — were announced last week. (You can see them here: ) Among with winners? A fluid dynamics experiment testing the premise “Can a Cat Be Both a Solid ...
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News at a glance

Science Magazine - 21 Sep 2017
Now, 8 years after it was last sighted, the intensely studied bat is officially no more, according to the latest Red List of Threatened Species, put out last week by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The ...
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What Animals Yawn Contagiously? That's Improbable!

MedPage Today - 03 Sep 2017
According to several recent studies, we can add sheep and elephants to the list of animals that yawn contagiously. When a man customizes his car wheels, does it make him more attractive to others? Apparently so, according to recent survey, but only to ...
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And the Ig Nobel Prize Goes to...

Inverse - 23 Sep 2016
Thwaites, meanwhile, made custom prosthetics so he could live life like a goat. Inverse interviewed Thwaites about his work over the summer. 2016 Ig Nobel Prize Charles Foster and Thomas Thwaites (a.k.a. the Goat Man) accept their Ig Nobel prizes.
list of ig nobel prize winners

Stocks inch higher as miners lift

The Australian - 01 Sep 2017
“US crude bounced back overnight by 2.4pc to reclaim $US47.00,” said IG chief market strategist Chris Weston, “although the big moves have been seen in gasoline futures on reports the Motiva Port Arthur refinery in Texas could be shut for two weeks.”.
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The Ig Nobel Prize Winners of 2016

Live Science - 23 Sep 2016
The 2016 Ig Nobel Prizes were announced on Sept. 22, revealing the honorees who were deemed to have made achievements that make people laugh and then make them think. In the 26th year of the ceremony, those honored did not disappoint. From rats ...
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2016 Ig Nobel Prizes make us laugh but also think

MinnPost - 30 Sep 2016
I couldn't let the month end without mentioning the Ig Nobel Prizes for 2016, which were handed out at a festive ceremony at Harvard University on Sept. 22. Organized by the Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), a scientific humor magazine, these prizes ...
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The World's Most Expensive Restaurant Offers VR Broccoli

Mental Floss - 31 Jul 2017
Theme restaurants are nothing new. There was the highly-touted Fashion Cafe, which allowed diners to sip cocktails next to Elle McPherson's autographed photos; Ninja New York, complete with chefs wielding weaponry from feudal Japan; and the ...

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