She’ll be happily married in time while all those who turn their noses up at the idea will be asking the online dating world ‘where have all the good men gone?!?’ once they hit 40.
A team of scientists who put an alligator in a helium-filled box and made it shout have won an Ig Nobel Prize, a prestigious(ish) award that commemorates the science world's more unorthodox experiments.www.cnn.com
Ig nobel is not regular nobel. Ig nobel is given at Harvard. It's the comedy nobel.So, let me get this straight. Some grad students were sitting around doing whippets and decided that giving alligators helium would be “hilarious”. And for that they received a Nobel prize?
Ah, I did not know that. It makes more sense from that perspective.Ig nobel is not regular nobel. Ig nobel is given at Harvard. It's the comedy nobel.
About the Ig Nobel Prizes The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. The prizes are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people’…www.improbable.com
Given for science that first makes you laugh then makes you think.
A good example is the 2011 math
MATHEMATICS PRIZE: Dorothy Martin of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1954), Pat Robertson of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1982), Elizabeth Clare Prophet of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1990), Lee Jang Rim of KOREA (who predicted the world would end in 1992), Credonia Mwerinde of UGANDA (who predicted the world would end in 1999), and Harold Camping of the USA (who predicted the world would end on September 6, 1994 and later predicted that the world will end on October 21, 2011), for teaching the world to be careful when making mathematical assumptions and calculations.
I'd have to say the 2020 prizes done yesterday have a couple really good ones.Ah, I did not know that. It makes more sense from that perspective.