Friday, October 07, 2005

The Ig Nobel Prizes

Alas, blogging must be short today as I am in danger of missing deadlines.

As you know, every year the Nobel Prizes are awarded to scientists and scholars who have made extraordinary contributions to their fields. For 15 years, the Annals of Improbable Research has also awarded a prize, the Ig Nobel award, to scientists for research that cannot or should not be repeated. Sometimes this research is funny, sometimes it is just plain bizarre.

This year's winners and their achievements will soon be posted here. If you get a chance to watch the video of the prize ceremony, be sure to be on the lookout for real Nobel prize winners who often debase themselves by appearing at

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