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    Ig Nobel Prize winners announced

    The winners are listed on their website:
    http://www.improb.com/ig/ig-pastwinners.html#ig2004

    Among the awards --

    PUBLIC HEALTH
    Jillian Clarke of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, and then Howard University, for investigating the scientific validity of the Five-Second Rule about whether it's safe to eat food that's been dropped on the floor.

    PEACE
    Daisuke Inoue of Hyogo, Japan, for inventing karaoke, thereby providing an entirely new way for people to learn to tolerate each other.
    Oddball
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    Figures that the guy who invented the combover was (sigh) from Florida...

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    What about where the Literature award winner was from and their culturally significant contibution. :5
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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