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 Annals of Improbable Research, 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