A Peek Inside the Ig Nobel Prize Selection Committee Process

It’s unfortunate that the workings of the Ig Nobel Prize Selection Committee are off-limits to outside observers.  Unfortunate but necessary, as adding observers (let alone cameras) would spoil the atmosphere, which can be funny, fascinating, and contentious. But occasionally there is a story from the meetings that should be told. The committee was assembled and […]

The birth of the New-Knot Claims Assessment Committee

Yes, the International Guild of Knot Tyers Forum is a source of news and gossip about the International Guild of Knot Tyers. The organization’s lovely logo is reproduced here. The Forum is where Dan Lehman writes about the birth of the New Knot Claims Assessment Committee of the International Guild of Knot Tyers:  My motivation for establishing the New-Knot Claims […]