Two more returning Ig winners: Sperm & Scented Suit

Two more returning Ig Nobel Prize winners have joined the lineup for the 21st First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony on Thursday night: Deborah Anderson [pictured here, delivering her acceptance speech] (2009 chemistry prize for testing whether Coca-Cola is an effective spermicide) Hyuk Ho Kwon (1999 environmental protection prize, for inventing the self-perfuming business suit). At least two other people […]

Coca-Cola still doesn’t prevent pregnancy

Despite the Ig Nobel Prize-winning (chemistry prize, 2008) research — done by groups on two continents — demonstrating that Coca-Cola is NOT an effective contraceptive, people still rely on it to prevent pregnancy. A report from a Vietnamese news source says [we present a rough Google machine translation here]: Odd way of contraceptive use, young […]