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The 2011 IgNobel Prizes, now with Real Time Storify!!

First up, here's the VIDEO, already up on Youtube! View "New story" on Storify And finally, I have PHOTOS! Photos of Dan Meyer, the Sword Swallower who won an IgNobel prize for...the effects of sword swallowing.

September 30, 2011 — Scicurious


What rewards: Failed Doomsday Predictions, Beer-Loving Beetles, Effects of a Full Bladder on Decision-Making, The "Theory of Structured Procrastination", and the Wasabi Fire Alarm?Why, the IgNobel prizes do!

September 29, 2011 — Scicurious


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September 29, 2011 — Scicurious

Friday Weird Science: Sexy Stubble

Friday Weird Science is now up over at my Scientopia place! Today's topic: the sexiness of stubble. Men, you may not want to shave that 5 o clock shadow right before your date, that stubble just might make your night!

September 23, 2011 — Scicurious

One injection makes you older...

Sci will admit that I just finished reading Batwoman: Elegy recently. I thought it was great. It's the kind of story that you read, put down, and then put back up again.

September 20, 2011 — Scicurious

Friday Weird Science: Do the SNEAK

Today's Friday Weird Science is up at my Scientopia Blog! Today I'm looking at the paper which made headlines a few weeks ago: sneaky squid and their sperm size!

September 16, 2011 — Scicurious

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