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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


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


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 boosts Turing Award computing prize to $1 million

Computer scientists no longer need have Nobel envy -- at least financially. A Google cash infusion quadrupled the size of the top computer science prize.

By November 14, 2014


Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014


Enter for your chance to win* a stuff bundle!

You know: stuff! Headphones, Bluetooth speaker, fitness band and more, courtesy of Jarv and RevJams.

By September 28, 2015


Here's your chance to win* a prize from A-Audio!

Enter for your shot at a pair of super dee-luxe Legacy over-the-ear headphones or Elite HD earphones.

By October 6, 2014