Flegr’s dominance/submissivity/sadomasochism/internet-trap test

Jaroslav Flegr [pictured here] devises complex tests to discern effects that may be suble. Here he is, at it in 2006: “Dominance, submissivity (and homosexuality) in general population. Testing of evolutionary hypothesis of sadomasochism by internet-trap-method,” Eva Jozifkova and Jaroslav Flegr, Neuroendocrinology Letters, vol. 27, no. 6, 2006, pp 711-8. The authors, at Charles University […]

Ig winner Hsieh is found

2007 Ig Nobel Economics Prize winner Hsieh Kuo-cheng — who was feared to be dead or missing — is alive and well. And apparently, he is pleased at winning an Ig Nobel Prize. A November 5 Taipei Times article reports: Ig Nobel winner talks inspiration Imagine this: A robber goes into a bank with a […]