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Re: Ig Nobel awards

Post by Cody » Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:52 am

Heh... this year's awards are entertaining, as ever.
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Re: Ig Nobel awards

Post by Commander McLane » Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:55 am

Cody wrote:Heh... this year's awards are entertaining, as ever.
My favourite is the award for peace. :mrgreen:

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Re: Ig Nobel awards

Post by Cody » Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:19 am

Commander McLane wrote:
Cody wrote:Heh... this year's awards are entertaining, as ever.
My favourite is the award for peace.
Yeah! 'What is the sound of one hand clap?'
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Re: Ig Nobel awards

Post by Commander McLane » Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:54 am

Cody wrote:
Commander McLane wrote:
Cody wrote:Heh... this year's awards are entertaining, as ever.
My favourite is the award for peace.
Yeah! 'What is the sound of one hand clap?'
Presumably the Ukrainian Belarus police know the answer—does it mean that they're enlightened now? :idea: :arrow: :shock:


EDIT: apologies to all Belarus and Ukrainian people for the mixup :oops:
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Re: Ig Nobel awards

Post by Gimi » Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:09 am

Commander McLane wrote:Presumably the Ukrainian police know the answer—does it mean that they're enlightened now? :idea: :arrow: :shock:
Did you mean the Belarus Police?
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Re: Ig Nobel awards

Post by Cody » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:38 am

It's that time again.
Physics – To Antoine Fardin, for using fluid dynamics to probe the question "Can a Cat Be Both a Solid and a Liquid?”
El Reg article (and link) here.
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