Saturday, October 15, 2011

Ignoble prizes

The 2011 Ignoble prizes have been announced.

My favorite is for the research reported in this paper:

"Dizziness in Discus Throwers is Related to Motion Sickness Generated While Spinning," Philippe Perrin, Cyril Perrot, Dominique Deviterne, Bruno Ragaru and Herman Kingma, Acta Oto-laryngologica, vol. 120, no. 3, March 2000, pp. 390–5.

Ya think?

These folks are having even more fun than economists do.

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