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Last Published: April 14, 2016
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Marc Abrahams, the director and producer of the Ig Nobels, introduces Miss Sweetie Poo Liraz Brand. Miss Sweetie Poo is responsible for keeping the ceremonies running on time. If a guest’s speech goes over time, she walks to the podium and repeats, “Please stop, I’m bored,” until the guest stops talking.



Dan Meyer, the 2007 Ig Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, returns to Thursday’s ceremonies to perform a sword swallowing encore.



Daniel Rosenberg performs a chemistry experiment during an Ig Nobel Moment of Science. The theme for this year’s Ig Nobel Ceremony was chemistry.



Daniel Rosenberg executes an experiment involving oscillating metronomes on top of soda cans during an Ig Nobel Moment of Science.



A human target stands on stage as people throw paper airplanes across Sanders Theatre, a long time tradition of the Ig Nobels.



Elizabeth A. Dethy ’15 charges through Endicott College’s offense during the field hockey game on Tuesday. The Engineers won 2-1.


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