27th Ig Nobel Prizes

(Ian Morbius) #1

It’s that time of year again.

Ig Nobels Awarded For Research Into Big Ears, Feline Fluidity

This year winners win $10 trillion - Zimbabweans.

(Duo Roman) #2

Original source:

Worth mentioning one of the prizes not listed in the OP link:

OBSTETRICS PRIZE — [SPAIN] — Marisa López-Teijón, Álex García-Faura, Alberto Prats-Galino, and Luis Pallarés Aniorte, for showing that a developing human fetus responds more strongly to music that is played electromechanically inside the mother’s vagina than to music that is played electromechanically on the mother’s belly.

(Yiole Gionglao) #3

:es: WOOOOOH!!! :es: GO :es: SPAIN :es: GO!!! :es:

Bonus: they actually turned their research into a commercial product. :rofl: :rofl:

(Wanda Fayne) #4

Sitting next to pregnant lady on the C-train…

Is that music I hear?


(system) #5

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