Whale Snot Wins Scientist an Ig Nobel Award

The alternative Nobel Prize awards, the Ig Nobels, have been called for another year, with this particular winner making everyone laugh with an rc helicopter that collects whales' mucus and breath. A deserving winner, I think you might agree. » 10/01/10 12:40pm 10/01/10 12:40pm

In the Event of an Emergency, Place the Nearest Brassiere Over Your…

Yes, that's Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman there with half a brassiere clamped tightly over his nose and mouth. That said, this is not some scandalous spy shot that will bequeath Bill O'Reilly's next wet dream. It's actually this: » 10/02/09 8:00am 10/02/09 8:00am