California Drought Triggers Massive Mudslide
Mount Shasta mudslide
September 22nd, 2014
Miles of slick mud poured down the parched throat of California's Mount Shasta on Sunday (Sept. 21) in one of volcano's largest mudslides in two decades, the Forest Service said.
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Watch Live @ 6 p.m. ET: The Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony
The Ig Nobel Prize mascot.
September 18th, 2014
The 24th annual Ig Nobel Prize awards, live from the historic Sanders Theatre at Harvard University.
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No Sympathy for the Devil: Why People Fear Satanism
black mass items
September 12th, 2014
A Satanic mass planned in Oklahoma City this month has prompted protests, a lawsuit from the Catholic Church, and talk of laws against bloodletting. Such public images of fear are not uncommon regarding Satanist groups, though they may not be justified.
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Ig Nobel Prizes 2014: Jesus Toast, Dog Poop and Raucous Science
During a science break for the 2014 Ig Nobel Awards ceremony on Sept. 18, presenters create a gelatin substance while a "human sparkplug" looks on.
September 18th, 2014
The brilliant minds behind research studies about how Earth's magnetic field affects pooping dogs and why people see Jesus in toast were honored tonight during one of the most purposefully ridiculous ceremonies in all of science: the Ig Nobel Prizes.
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Celebrating Silly Science at the Ig Nobels: How to Watch Live Tonight
2010 Ig Nobel Awards
September 18th, 2014
Science lovers with a sense of humor take note: it's almost time for the annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, hosted by Harvard University.
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Did 'Deadly' Spider Eggs Really Hitch a Ride on Imported Bananas?
A Brazilian wandering spider.
September 10th, 2014
Claims that a woman in England found deadly spider eggs on her bananas might be bogus.
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The 2014 Ig Nobel Winners: Banana Peels to Nasal Pork
Ig Nobel Awards master of ceremonies, Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research, on Sept. 18, 2014, at the
September 18th, 2014
Here's a look at the winners of this year's Ig Nobel awards, which first make you laugh and then make you think.
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Ig Nobels to Honor the Hilarious Side of Science on Thursday
The Ig Nobel Prize mascot.
September 17th, 2014
Don't think science is funny? Think again. The 24th annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, an event that honors the hilarious side of scientific research and discovery, is being held this week.
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Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe
Simulated data from the Large Hadron Collider particle detector shows the Higgs boson produced after two protons collide.
September 8th, 2014
Stephen Hawking warns that the Higgs boson, or "god particle," could end the universe one day.
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