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Annals of Improbable Research

Jesus In Toast Study Among 2014 Ig Nobel Awards Winners

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.18.2014 | Weird News

The 2014 Ig Nobel winners, awarded Thursday at Harvard University by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine: ___...

Seemingly Silly Scientific Research Gets Celebrated With Ig Nobel Prizes

AP | MARK PRATT | Posted 09.21.2012 | Weird News

BOSTON -- For anyone who's ever been tired of listening to someone drone on and on and on, two Japanese researchers have the answer. The SpeechJammer...

David Moye

WATCH: Why Do Fruit Bats Have Oral Sex? Ig Nobel Prize Celebrates 20 Years Of Weird Academic Research | David Moye | Posted 11.27.2011 | Weird News

Scientists who make discoveries that have lasting value to humanity get awarded with Nobel prizes. That doesn't happen to those who figure out that...

Jason Linkins

Polls Show Giuliani Presidential Bid Could Succeed If All The GOP Frontrunners Decide To Drop Out Of The Race For Some Reason | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So should you take Giuliani's chances seriously? Rasmussen Reports thinks so! They've crunched the numbers and have determined that if certain things break Giuliani's way, he could emerge as the frontrunner.

Ig Nobel Prizes Honor Gas Mask Bra, Diamonds Made Of Tequila (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

VOTE ON YOUR FAVORITE BELOW A bra that turns into a gas mask, a diamond made from Tequila, and research involving the feces of giant pandas were among...