2018's Ig Nobel Winners

This year's Ig Nobel award winners include...

September 17, 2018

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This year's Ig Nobel prizes were announced the other day.  It's kind of like the Nobel Prize, but for the weirdest, and sometimes DUMBEST, studies of the year.

1.  A study that found riding rollercoasters can help you pass kidney stones.

2.  A study that found chimps imitate humans about as well as humans imitate chimps.

3.  A study that found wine experts can smell a single fly floating in a glass of wine.

4.  A study that looked at how good saliva is at cleaning dirty surfaces.

5.  A scientific paper called, "Colonoscopy in the Sitting Position: Lessons Learned from Self-Colonoscopy."

6.  A study that found most people don't read instruction manuals.

7.  A study that found that cannibals don't get a ton of calories.

8.  A study that looked at why people yell and curse while driving, and measured the frequency of their screams.

9.  A study that wrapped postage stamps around guys' JUNK to see if they got aroused in their sleep.

10.  A study that looked at how effective it is to use Voodoo dolls to get back at your horrible boss. 

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