Mister Eclectic (howeird) wrote,
Mister Eclectic

Something (Ig) Nobel

The annual Ig Nobel Prize award ceremony was last night. As a former long-time subscriber to The Journal of Irreproducible Results, which founded these awards, I'm happy to see that the politics and in-fighting which destroyed that worthy periodical did not damage what must be one of the funniest events of the quasi-sem-hemi-demi-scientific year.

See Yahoo's write-up at this link, the official winners list here and watch the Quicktime video by deftly clicking this icon.

Teaser: On of the winners was:

AGRICULTURAL HISTORY: : James Watson of Massey University, New Zealand, for his scholarly study, "The Significance of Mr. Richard Buckley’s Exploding Trousers"

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