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10/05/2007

Ridiculous plan wins ridiculous award

by Jeremy Hooper

Dn11380-5 130The 2007 Ig Noble Awards were announced last night at Harvard's Sanders Theater. Among the dubious dishonors this year: The so-called "gay bomb" that was mulled over the by the U.S. military as a way to make enemy soldiers want to schtup each other, not kill their combatants:

2007 Ig Nobel Awards Announced

Organizers with the awards say they did try and get a military persona to accept the "honor" at last night's ceremony, but all declined. Our theory: They were scared their acceptance speech would bomb, which would therefore lead the entire audience to start homo-f***Ing.

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