But what I'm really interested in is the Ig Nobels.
So much love for the absolute absurdity of all this. Prizes awarded include:
- Agriculture: James Watson, for his scholarly work "The Significance of Mr. Richard Buckley's Exploding Trousers"
- Medicine: Gregg A. Miller, for the creation of Neuticles, prosthetic testicles (available in three sizes and three degrees of firmness) for your neutered dog
- Literature: Nigerian spammers, for their creation of an epic sent to millions of readers, petitioning them for just a bit of expense money
- Chemistry: Edward Cussler, for his study "Will Humans Swim Faster or Slower in Syrup?"