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Crazy Diets, Silly Food Science and Absurd Food Inventions 2013

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

This year had its remarkable share of senseless diets, bizarre research and odd inventions. Here's what you might've missed.

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 a...

LOOK: 17 Silly Scientific Discoveries

Huffington Post | Adam Toobin | Posted 07.25.2013 | Science

A Nobel Prize may have never seriously been in the cards for the Dutch scientists who used MRI scans to image male and female genitals during sex, or ...

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...

WATCH: Fish Fart To Communicate

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green

Can you imagine if humans used flatulence as a form of communication? Yikes. We don't want to picture it, either. But apparently some types of herr...

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...