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What were they thinking: do you know your Rapunzel Number?: via @eetimes

What were they thinking: do you know your Rapunzel Number?: via @eetimes

What were they thinking: do you know your Rapunzel Number? Brian Bailey 9/21/2012 11:08 AM EDT Once every year since 1901, the best scientists, literary geniuses and those who strive for peace in the world await notice of having been nominated for a Nobel Prize. But not all advancements or actions can be regarded worthy of such a prize and yet they can be just as significant in terms of the impact they have on mankind. Since that time, many other awards have been created to fill in the holes. In 1991 perhaps the most significant of them came into being. The Ig Noble Prize. The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think. The prizes are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people's interest in science, medicine, and technology, and thus seemed like a great subject matter for this blog. To add some ...

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