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Marc Abrahams
I write about things that make people laugh then think
I write about things that make people laugh then think
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Big doings in the Ig Nobel universe. I am very happy to announce the premiere of the new TV program. (And of course, this year's Ig Nobel Prize ceremony is coming up even sooner — on Sept 20!)

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Sports of all sorts.........
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At least one of these videos is, we are told, a hoax. Anthropologists beware.

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NOAA’s stormy robo-version of “Deck the Halls”. Listen if you are of stout heart and ears [via SarahZielinski]

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Wow. Charlie Pierce's history of modern US politics reads like vitriol, but it's almost entirely straight fact http://bit.ly/sDC8ON

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An Interesting Angle on Numbers...
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Today's the annual day-after-Thanksgiving Ig Nobel broadcast on NPR's "Science Friday". Many radio stations are also streaming it online.
Spread the word, please!

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The drawing looks like the neck of a guitar. But it's not. It's the accelerating expansion of the universe, in cartoon form. Unless it's the neck of a guitar, maybe the guitar that's making the music that accompanies the 1-minute video.
MInute Physics congratulates the new Nobel Laureates, with commentary by +Sean Carroll

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