Science Is Hilarious

Improbable Research announced the winners of its 2010 Ig Nobel Prizes at the 20th First Annual prize ceremony yesterday. The prizes are meant to celebrate the most unusual kinds of science and research that makes people laugh, makes them think, and then sparks their curiosity in medicine, science, and technology, the organization says.

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