Ig Nobel winner Goldman Sachs admits innovations

Goldman Sachs, a corporation that shared the 2010 Ig Nobel economics prize, has shed some of its modesty about the innovations that earned that prize. Fortune magazine reports today: Goldman Sachs Finally Admits it Defrauded Investors During the Financial Crisis Goldman Sachs effectively admitted that it had knowingly misled investors to buy shoddy products. Investment banking giant […]

The Big Bank Opera (video)

“The Big Bank Opera” premiered as a featured part of the 2009 Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. Here’s the entire mini-opera — Act 1, Act 2, Act 3 and Act 4 — each as a separate episode (#124-7) of the Improbable Research TV series. The video displayed below is Act 3, which is called “The Big […]