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Mikko Kivel joins the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS)

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How money circulates [a new economics insight, using a bicycle in Britain]

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Exponential beer froth decay disputed

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Le Monde celebrates the work of double-Ig-Nobellian Toshi Nakagaki

Le Monde celebrates the work of two-time Ig Nobel Prize winner Toshi Nakagaki [here auto-translated from French to English]. The report begins: When the blob‘ develops according to the Tokyo rail network In the small community of blob enthusiasts, Toshiyuki Nakagaki is a reference. But his fame goes far beyond that. His work on the []

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Eggs (spinning) in milk study

Have you ever wondered why a hard-boiled egg, or a pool ball, spinning on a countertop and passing through a puddle of milk, draws milk up the side of the egg and then ejects it at the maximum radius? So did Ken Langley, Jeff Hendricks, Matthew Elverud, Dan Maynes and Tadd Truscott of Brigham Young []

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Acoustical Watermelon Studies: Reaching for More Than What‘s on Tap

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Two Heads (One of Them Real) Are Somewhat Better Than One

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Why Are Bird Eggs Bird-Egg-Shaped? [New research from an Ig Nobellian]

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The place of fish farting in fish flirting and in international relations

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Dirty Hands Make Dirty Leaders? (study)

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Do Pimples Pay? Apparently they do (new study)

‘We find that the shock of having acne is positively associated with overall grade point average in high school, grades in high-school English, history, math, and science, and the completion of a college degree.‘ - explain Professor Hugo Mialon (Emory University) and Professor Erik Nesson(Ball State University) who are the authors of a new study []

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