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Pictoline‘s pictures of the Ig

Pictoline mad this nifty graphic about some of the new Ig Nobel Prize winners:

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Pocket-Sized #1034: ‘Ice Cream and Human-Powered Flight‘

In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1034, Marc Abrahams extracts some flash-frozen bits of history fromtechno-sociologist Gus Rancatore, proprietor of Toscanini‘s Ice Cream. Today, Gus shares with us the inner workings of human-powered flight and the apocryphal nature of one certain contributor. Remember, ourPatreondonors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is []

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Tomorrow

The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. This is the nearly mythological moment from the 2003 13th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony that Kees Moeliker elaborated upon what has become canon to those in and outside of the Ig Nobel community: the first scientifically recorded instance of homosexual necrophilia []

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‘By Shoving Some Pork Up My Nose ‘ an Ig Nobel Prize favorite moment

This historic Ig Nobel Favorite Moment video stars Gary Dryfoos, who was the majordomo at many Ig Nobel Prize Ceremonies TheIg Nobel Prizeshonor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. The30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremonywill be webcast September 17, 2020 atwww.improbable.com. Coordinator, Narrator, Typist: Seth Gliksman

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Reinventing the ‘Dandy Horse‘ [patent]

A ‘Dandy Horse‘was the colloquial name given to a primitive pedal-less bicycle which was a fashionable mode of transport in Europe around 1819. Fast forward to 2008, when a US patent was granted for an ‘Apparatus for Shifting Weight from a Runner to a Wheeled Frame - which, at first glance seems remarkably similar. []

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2 Days Until

The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. This is but a small excerpt of the world premiere of the Ig Nobel mini-opera ‘The Count of Infinity‘ from the 2005 15th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. Thisis a glimpse from a past ceremony, tune in to see what this year []

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Historic video of Ig Nobel Peace Prize-winning Taiwan legislature

This historic news video comes with the description: The Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China (Taiwan) is probably the most notable modern example of legislative violence. In the history of the Legislative Yuan, numerous violent acts have occurred during parliamentary sessions. It is popularly referred to locally as Legislator Brawling‘ (Taiwanese Mandarin: ). []

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‘Also, I Got A Stuffed Shrew‘ an Ig Nobel Prize favorite moment

This historic Ig Nobel Favorite Moment video stars Sharada Sundaram-Senders, who twice-when she was 7 and 8-was Miss Sweetie Poo, enforcing time limits in the Ig Nobel Ceremony. TheIg Nobel Prizeshonor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. The30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremonywill be webcast September 17, 2020 atwww.improbable.com. Coordinator, Narrator, Typist: []

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Boredom at the cinema an exploration [study]

Have you ever been profoundly bored watching a film? If so, is it possible that you may have overlooked the positive aspects of profound boredom? Either way(s), there‘s an article on the subject of cinematic boredom in the current issue of the journal Film Philosophy, in which Dr Chiara Quarantaof the University of Edinburgh, []

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Some Words Straight from the Harts

The Ig Nobel honors achievements that first make you LAUGH, then THINK. In this Ig Nobel 24/7 Lecture, Chris and Briget Hart explain to you the Ig Nobel 24/7 lecture. They also invite you to support the Ig Nobel Ceremony by visiting:www.improbable.com/donate/

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‘I Linked Arms with Ig Nobel and Nobel Prize Winners‘ an Ig Nobel Prize favorite moment

This historic Ig Nobel Favorite Moment video stars Vijaya Sundaram, who gave birth to a Miss Sweetie Poo and, years later, sang in an Ig Nobel opera. TheIg Nobel Prizeshonor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. The30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremonywill be webcast September 17, 2020 atwww.improbable.com. Coordinator, Narrator, Typist: Seth []

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The 2020 Ig Nobel Prize winners

The new Ig Nobel Prize winners were introduced yesterday, at the 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. The ceremony was webcast this year in several versions, including Spanish, Japanese, and British English. The Chinese webcast of the ceremony will happen tomorrow, Saturday, September 19. Here is a recording of the direct-from-Cambridge-Massachusetts version of the []

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Today-The Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony

The 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony happens today, Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 6 pm US eastern time. WATCH ONLINE at the ceremony web page You will also find info there to watch alternative versions in Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, and British English.

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