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Silly Scientific Research Celebrated At Annual Award Ceremony

LiveScience | Mark Lallanilla | Posted 09.13.2013 | Science

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Amid a flurry of paper airplanes, hosts adorned with little more than silver body paint, and the world's first and only opera abo...

Ig Nobel Prizes Awarded To Year's Silliest Discoveries

| Posted 09.23.2012 | Science

By John Bohannon CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS—A hush fell over the audience last night as Joseph Keller, a soft-spoken, white-haired mathematician, a...

Buck Wolf

WATCH: Nobel Prize Winners Get Silly -- It's Ig Nobel Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Buck Wolf | Posted 11.29.2011 | Weird News

Can a strong urge to urinate impair your ability to drive? Is yawning contagious? Will motorists stop double-parking if you threaten to flatten their ...