How to Shut Somebody up
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Ig Nobel awards, prizes for the craziest and most ridiculous scientific discoveries, have been awarded in America. This year's annual awards that are considered to be the parody of the "real" Nobel prizes, went into the hands of scientists whose discoveries will certainly make you laugh. One of them "discovered" that if you watch the Eiffel Tower, leaning to the left, it will seem smaller than it actually is. Another claimed to have discovered the brain activity in the dead salmon, and the third said that chimps can recognize other chimps only by looking at the pictures of their behinds. Commission President - Mark Abrahams that among his favorite discoveries is a Japanese gadget that serves to silence the annoying speakers. How to shut somebody up? If someone talks and talks incessantly, this gadget records the speech directly and reproduce it with a few seconds of delay, so the speaking person feels like echoing in his/her own head. Among the winners, awarded by the laureates of 'real' Nobel Prize, are also the mathematicians who discovered why hair tied in a pony tail looks just like a ponytail, and physicists who calculated why a cup of coffee pours quicker if we walk with it and many others.