Ig Nobel—Tues at the Karolinska Institute, Wed at Stockholm U

Tuesday afternoon, the Ig Nobel EuroTour arrives in Stockholm, Sweden—featuring cookies, cannibalism, a-fly-in-wine, and all sorts of other prize-winning things that make people LAUGH, then THINK. April 9, Tuesday, 3:00 pm—Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, in the Biomedicum lecture hall—FREE ADMISSION, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC—[PREVIEW]—Marc Abrahams and Ig Nobel Prize winner Len Fisher (the optimal way to dunk a biscuit) […]

Thesis: “Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow” in Stockholm

A tidy stream of scholarship emerges from this 2017 thesis: “Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow: Urin i konsten: om tolkning som händelse,” Jens Martin Svendsen, thesis, Faculty of Social Sciences, Stockholm Business School, Marketing, Stockholm University, 2017. The author writes: “Don’t eat the yellow snow—Urine in art: events of interpretationUrine seams to evoke feelings. Through […]

Improbable Swedish TV: Ignobelseminarium in Stockholm

The Swedish public television network SVT filmed the Ig Nobel show at Boulevardteatern in Stockholm on March 25, 2015. Two months later, SVT broadcasted their video of that night. It is (at least for a while) available on SVT’s UR Play web site. (Many thanks to publishers Fri tanke förlag, to Boulevardteatern, and to dapper neuroscientist Gustav Nilsonne for helping arrange the event!) Here are […]