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  • The IgNobel Prizes

    Forget the Nobel prizes. Those are boring. Or stupid. These are much better. Here's the 2009 IgNobel prize winners.

    http://improbable.com/ig/winners/#ig2009

    Example:
    PHYSICS PRIZE: Katherine K. Whitcome of the University of Cincinnati, USA, Daniel E. Lieberman of Harvard University, USA, ...and Liza J. Shapiro of the University of Texas, USA, for analytically determining why pregnant women don't tip over.
    REFERENCE: "Fetal Load and the Evolution of Lumbar Lordosis in Bipedal Hominins," Katherine K. Whitcome, Liza J. Shapiro & Daniel E. Lieberman, Nature, vol. 450, 1075-1078 (December 13, 2007). DOI:10.1038/nature06342.
    WHO ATTENDED THE CEREMONY: Katherine Whitcome and Daniel Lieberman
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