Ducks, dorks and deviants: Wackiest stories of 200...
It would be hard not to start this list off with the [[artid:899854919|Ig Nobel Prize ceremony|new]] at Harvard University that celebrates all manner of wacky research. Awarded since 1991 by the magazine <i>Annals of Improbable Research</i>, the 2008 version didn't disappoint. Lap dancer ovulation, the mental state of plants, and the question of whether Coca-Cola is an effective spermicide were some of the weirder winning research topics.
Ducks, dorks and deviants: Wackiest stories of 2008