10/26/2010 12:34 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse Wins Ig Nobel Prize For Collecting Whale Snot With RC Helicopter

If ever there was a fun job -- and conversation starter -- it's figuring out how to collect tissue samples from live whales. On the surface it might not seem terribly interesting, but when you factor in remote control toy helicopters, whole new levels of neat open up.

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