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Biyeun M. Buczyk—The Tech
Jean Berko Gleason, who gave the Welcome, Welcome and Goodbye, Goodbye speeches, demonstrates that swearing helps to relieve pain. Richard Stephens, John Atkins, and Andrew Kingston of Keele University, UK won the Ig Nobel Peace Prize for their investigation into swearing as a response to pain.
Maggie Liu—The Tech
Princess x comfort in this ruffled hoodie.
Biyeun M. Buczyk—The Tech
William Lipscomb was the prize in the Win-a-Date with a Nobel Laureate contest. Lipscomb won the Nobel Prize in 1976 for “chemical attraction.”
Biyeun M. Buczyk—The Tech
Gareth Jones of the University of Bristol uses hand puppets to explain how bats perform oral sex on each other, before being censored by the “V-chip” at the Ig Nobel Awards Ceremony on Thursday. Jones won the Ig Nobel Prize in Biology for documenting fellatio in fruit bats. The 2010 Ig Nobel Lectures will take place in 10-250 on Saturday.
Maggie Liu—The Tech
“Sustainable Style,” a fashion show that took place at the Charlesmark Hotel on Wednesday, provokes contemplation on the role of social consciousness in fashion and how plausible it is to integrate into the everyday girl’s wardrobe. The show’s apparel and accessories were borrowed from Nomad, a boutique based in Cambridge, in collaboration with Stilista, a style agency.
Sarang Kulkarni
Sharon S. Hao ’14 sets the ball as Emma S. Gargus ’14 prepares to spike in the game against Springfield College on Tuesday. Despite winning the first set, the Engineers lost the game.
Biyeun M. Buczyk—The Tech
Gareth Jones accepts his Ig Nobel Prize in Biology during the Ig Nobel Awards Ceremony on Thursday. Each of the ten winners received a Petri dish and a stuffed bacteria plushie.
Maggie Liu—The Tech
A splash of color in an otherwise muted palette.