Top definition. That chick had some bee stings, I had to get out a magnifying glass to see those thangs. Very small breasts.
But boffin Michael Smith reckons a sting on the nose was the most painful of all. That was the very word Archimedes used when he jumped out of his bath, and Isaac Newton must have felt much the same when an apple fell on his head. The subject of exactly where would hurt the most had already come up in conversation between Michael — a postgraduate studying bee behaviour — and his colleagues at Cornell University, New York.
All rights reserved. Smith is a graduate student at Cornell University, who studies the behaviour and evolution of honeybees. In this line of work, stings are a common and inevitable hazard.
It's Metafilter's 20th anniversary! To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! When I was a kid, maybe 10 years old, at a cousins birthday party, I stepped on a mud dauber's nest and was stung about 30 times on the legs, and groin area, including all the worst areas down there, and to this day, the most traumatic memory of the experience wasn't the pain, which I don't remember, it was getting stripped down naked and crying in front of about two dozen family members while my mom was trying to get them off of me.
Greg enjoyed the brief drive, as it was a perfect spring day. He opened the car window to feel the warm breeze, and to admire the lovely fresh green leaves that were unfolding in the sun. He parked at the turn-off and strolled up the short path, to where the hive was sitting.
The Biology Prize was awarded to a breakthrough study showing that if you choose to attach an artificial weighted tail to the rear end of a chicken it will actually start sashaying like a dinosaur. The Ig Nobel awards are designed to praise achievements that "make people laugh, and then think. Paper aerpolanes!
The Ig Nobel prizes have been handed out, awarding the strangest and most apparently useless advances in science. Nature Magazine calls it, " This is the Ig Nobel Prize, now in its 25th year. Handed out annually by The Annals of Improbable Researchthere are ten categories for which an individual or team can qualify.
The Ig Nobel prizes have been handed out, awarding the strangest and most apparently useless advances in science. Nature Magazine calls it, " This is the Ig Nobel Prize, now in its 25th year.