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Ig® Nobel Limericks: World’s End, Sheep-Dragging, Robber Trap

Ig Nobel Achievements distilled into limerick formby Martin Eiger, Improbable Research Limerick Laureate The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that first make people laugh, then make them think. For details of all the Ig Nobel Prize–winning achievements, see each year’s special Ig Nobel issue of the magazine, and also see the website. 2011 Ig Nobel Mathematics Prize The [...]

The Flat Earth Society

At first glance this website may appear to be a hoax or a joke, but then again there are people like Harold Camping out there predicting doomsday. The Flat Earth Society which claims to support the theory that the Earth is flat and have gathered together literature to support their views. After some research it [...]

Just a Slight Delay, Folks! End of World Moved to October 21, 2011

So, obviously the world didn’t end on May 21, 2011 – but don’t you worry. Harold Camping, the Family Radio preacher who was behind the (most recent) doomsday movement said that Armageddon is still coming. The new date? October 21. So mark that on your calendar for the next End of the World Party (I’ll bring [...]

The World Will Not End in 2012

Those Mayan priests were way off base. The correct date for the end of the world is May 21, 2011. Harold Camping has announced that this new date corrects his previous incorrect prediction that the world would end in 1994. He acknowledges that the previous prediction was based on a “mathematical error.” The new prediction has, [...]