The Ig Nobel Prizes are put to use teaching non-English speakers how to speak the English language, in this pair of videos produced by ABC Magazine in Taiwan: Bonus Info We remind you that, (probably) unrelated to these videos, you can visit a special Ig Nobel Prizes exhibition in Taipei, running from June 25 through […]
The radio program Audacious with Chion Wolf [on Connecticut Public Radio] took a joyous, 50-minute adventure ride into the world of the Ig Nobel Prizes. Listen to it online: “Laugh and then think: What it’s like to win the Ig Nobel Prize” Here’s the Audacious summary of what you’ll hear: Almost 1000 people have won […]
Paper-Airplane-Throwing is a gleeful tradition in the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. You or your institution can submit a video to be included in the 2022 ceremony — The deadline for that is July 31, 2022. We especially welcome schools and libraries (feel free to display your school or library name blatantly, if you wish!). Have […]
Vfacts produced this ten-minute video titled “Bra Masks And Top 7 Funniest Ig Nobel Prizes That Will Make You Shut Up!!!”:
The Ig Nobel Prizes exhibition in Taiwan has begun! The exhibition opened on June 25, and runs through September 11, 2022. It’s at the National Taiwan Science Education Center, in Taipei.
The ceremony web page tells how to make your paper-plane-throwing video, and submit it.
The human who, of all the humans who have tried living life as a goat has become the most celebrated by fellow humans, looks back on his experience. NRC interviews and profiles Thomas Thwaites, and also checks in with Charles Foster, who lived parts of his life as different kinds of animals. The NRC profile […]
How don’t and do pedestrians collide? Ig Nobel Prize winner Alessandro Corbetta, a physicist based at Eindhoven University of Technology, explains, in this short video. The 2021 Ig Nobel Prize for physics was awarded to Alessandro Corbetta, Jasper Meeusen, Chung-min Lee, Roberto Benzi, and Federico Toschi, for conducting experiments to learn why pedestrians do not […]
The COVID era continues to take its toll on Dead Duck Day, the international celebration of an incident that took its toll on a duck in Rotterdam and yet gave inspiration to millions of people to wonder at the mysteries that abound in nature. In a one-year break with tradition, Dead Duck Day 2022 will […]
Claudio Feliciani, co-winner of the 2021 Ig Nobel Prize for kinetics, is the subject of an NHK-World TV special, which you can watch online. NHK explains: Claudio Feliciani is a Swiss-Italian scientist whose main interest is the movement of crowds. He worked alongside 3 Japanese scientists on a study that examined why people bump into […]