March 29, 2007 6:10am CST
i found this in reader's digest and i just can't help sharing it here... . Winners of Ig Nobel Prize, awarded by "Annals of Improbable Research" . Physics: Basile Audoly and Sebastien Neukirch of France for investigating why, when you bend dry spaghetti, it often breaks into more than two pieces. . Mathematics: Nic Svenson and Piers Barnes of Australia for calculating the number of photographs one must take to ensure that nobody in a group photo will have their eyes closed. . Biology: An international group of scientists for showing that the female malaria mosquito is attracted equally to the smell of Limburger cheese and human feet. . Nutrition: Wasmia Al-Houty and Faten Al-Mussalam of Kuwait for their groundbreaking report "Dung Preference of the Dung Beetle". . c",)
29 Mar 07
well, is there anything more weird than this? from your information, dear friend, I understand that there are a lot more of topics to research, ... Thankkyoou for the information, and please could you give me.... if you can find, the link for ignobel prizes? i wish to read more about that. And, is there any link to ONLINE RD? just let me know.