2007 Nobel Prize laureate in Economics Eric Maskin, center, embraces a woman after a drawing for a "Win a Date with a Nobel Laureate" contest during a performance at the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony at ... more 
2007 Nobel Prize laureate in Economics Eric Maskin, center, embraces a woman after a drawing for a "Win a Date with a Nobel Laureate" contest during a performance at the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. The Ig Nobel prize is an award handed out by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine for silly sounding scientific discoveries that often have surprisingly practical applications. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charles Krupa
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