Dr Karl Kruszelnicki — is there anything he can't do? He can certainly win an Ig Nobel prize — he did so for research into the science behind belly button lint — and tomorrow morning at 9:30am AEST on the ABC's Science portal, he'll be presenting their coverage of the Twenty-First 1st Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony online. Somehow, I'm going to have to sort out working and watching that at the same time. [ABC Science] Image: Ig Nobel
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