The Shnobel Prize is a relatively new worldwide prize that is awarded to those who have managed to discover useless scientific achievements that should not be repeated, at Harvard University (which has given the world the largest number of Nobel laureates), the opposite of the Nobel Prize is awarded. Its name "Ig-Nobel", comes from the English word "ignoble", which means "shameful, low". These awards honor artwork that contains funny elements.
60 seconds are allotted for the laureates' performances, after which they are stopped by the girl Miss Sweetie Poo, exclaiming: “Stop, please, I'm bored!”.
Awarded to scientists that they studied:
- Conclusion that black holes are suitable for the location of hell, which correspond in their parameters;
- Research about food that fell to the floor and lay there for less than 5 seconds. Will she get infected?
- A study on how swallowing swords greatly affects human health - after all, cuts in blood vessels, rupture of the esophagus and damage to the throat occur;
- Research that shows the sexual arousal of oysters in the presence of people;
- A chemical method for the production of vanilla additives and vanillin from cow dung, which was developed by the Japanese Mai Yamamoto;
- Also the award was given to the professor of the University of Cornwall - Brian Wonsink for a bowl of soup that never ends, as a new portion is added imperceptibly. Conclusion: the subject eats 73% more, and never says that he overeat;
- The American Air Force was also awarded the Shnobel Prize for the proposal to create a bomb that, when it explodes, turns enemies into gays. According to their assumption, such warriors will go about their business, and, accordingly, they will not go into the attack;
- The Schnobel Prize went to university scientists from Barcelona. They concluded that words spoken backwards in Japanese and Dutch are not distinguished by mice;
- Korean Ku Chen Hsi received an award for a network to catch bank robbers;
Twice "Shnobelevskaya" received Rosiyane:
1. Gazprom with several companies in the field of economics, in 2002. They applied the mathematical concept of imaginary numbers to business;
2. Correspondent Yuri Struchkov, in 1992, in the field of literature, who, on average, published a new scientific work every 4 days. He published 948 articles between 1981 and 1990.
But, there are also useful inventions. For example, an alarm clock that runs away from the owner and constantly rings. This morning exercise helps to wake up, which increases the length of the working day. The alarm clock was developed by Gauri Nanga, an employee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.