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Ig Nobel prize honours peeing, chicken dinosaurs and eggs (pictures)

Among this year's winners of the award for creativity in science are a bra that converts into a face mask, a pain index for insect stings and whether a man can father 888 children.

11 Images By September 20, 2015


Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...

This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.

By September 19, 2015


Your chance to win* a cord-cutter's prize bundle!

From the Cheapskate: Sayonara, cable bill! RCA wants you to win a killer HDTV antenna, Roku 3 with voice search and $100 Netflix gift card.

By August 31, 2015


Amazon: Listen to Prime Music! We'll give you prizes!

Instead of offering a broader selection of music, Amazon is hoping the allure of gift cards will get you to tune in.

By July 7, 2015


5 life lessons we learned from #PizzaRat

A hero rat seen carrying a large slice of New York pizza down a subway staircase becomes an online sensation and an inspiration to us all.

By September 21, 2015


New England Patriots bring out Nobel Prize winner in Deflategate rebuttal

Technically Incorrect: Still fighting a four-game suspension of their quarterback, the Patriots create a Web site to counter what they say is the NFL's dismissal of scientific evidence about ball deflation.

By May 14, 2015


Physicists win Nobel for finding neutrinos, burdened with mass, aren't so fleeting after all

For decades, physicists thought the hard-to-detect fundamental particles were massless. Not so, Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald discovered, opening new research into the universe's past and present.

By October 6, 2015


Israeli Google Lunar XPrize team aims to put lander on the moon in 2017

The private space race is well and truly on, and SpaceIL, an Israeli team competing for the Google Lunar XPrize, just bought a ticket to the moon in early 2017.

By October 7, 2015


Google Lunar Xprize: Astrobotic completes rover tests for $750,000 prize

Team Astrobotic takes to an active quarry just outside of Pittsburgh to put its lunar rover through its paces. Tests complete, the team takes home two milestone prizes worth $750,000.

By December 24, 2014


Google doubles the smartphone fun with Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P

The smartphones, one made by LG and the other by Huawei, will be the standard-bearers for Android 6.0, also known as Marshmallow.

By September 29, 2015