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Vaginas should smell like vaginas, not flowers: my 24/7 Ig Nobel talk

Last Thursday, a number of dreams I didn’t even know I had were fulfilled: talking about vaginas in front of over a thousand people at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, singing the Elements Song with Nobel Laureates and Amanda Palmer (I KNOW!!!), making jokes about the effects of coffee as a diuretic as I, aforementioned [...]

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Quand la Science Fait Rire: IgNobels have their own TV show!

Marc Abrams in Quand la Science Fair Rire

Who is not charmed by the quirky science that is recognized each year by the Ig Nobel Prizes? For those who are unaware of this amazing phenomenon, here is the description from their website: The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think. The prizes are intended to [...]

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