Friday, October 04, 2002
They Are Not Making These Up

The 2002 IgNoble Prizes were awarded last night. Details here, from the Annals of Improbable Research. Topics investigated by this year's winners include beer foam, belly-button lint, effect of previous highlighting on reading comprehension, dog-to-human translation, pet washing machines, and the use of imaginary numbers by corporate accountants and auditors.