How Combat Works Combat is cyclical; everybody acts in turn in a regular cycle of rounds. Combat follows this sequence: When combat begins, all combatants roll initiative.
Marina de TommasoMichele Sardaro, and Paolo Livrea, for measuring the relative pain people suffer while looking at an ugly painting, rather than a pretty painting, while being shot [in the hand] by a powerful laser beam.
ISTAT — the Italian government's National Institute of Statistics, for proudly taking the lead in fulfilling the European Union mandate for each country to increase the official size of its national economy by including revenues from prostitution, illegal drug sales, smuggling, and all other unlawful financial transactions between willing participants.
Publications Office of the European Union, Ian HumphreysSonal SaraiyaWalter Belenky and James Dworkin, for treating "uncontrollable" nosebleeds, using the method of nasal-packing-with-strips-of-cured-pork. The winners were unable to attend the ceremony; they delivered their acceptance speech via video.
The ceremony was webcast live. You can watch the video on our youTube Channel. Five second rule, Current Biology, epub January 24, The late Gustano Pizzo [USA], for inventing an electro-mechanical system to trap airplane hijackers — the system drops a hijacker through trap doors, seals him into a package, then drops the encapsulated hijacker through the airplane's specially-installed bomb bay doors, whence he parachutes to earth, where police, having been alerted by radio, await his arrival.
US PatentGustano A. Pizzo, "anti hijacking system for aircraft"May 21, Brian Crandall [USA] and Peter Stahl [CANADA, USA], for parboiling a dead shrew, and then swallowing the shrew without chewing, and then carefully examining everything excreted during subsequent days — all so they could see which bones would dissolve inside the human digestive system, and which bones would not.
Stahl and Brian D. Crandall, Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. Alexander Lukashenkopresident of Belarusfor making it illegal to applaud in publicAND to the Belarus State Police, for arresting a one-armed man for applauding. First, that the longer a cow has been lying down, the more likely that cow will soon stand up; and Second, that once a cow stands up, you cannot easily predict how soon that cow will lie down again.
Morgan, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, vol. Kasian Bhanganada, Tu Chayavatana, Chumporn Pongnumkul, Anunt Tonmukayakul, Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, Krit Komaratal, and Henry Wilde, for the medical techniques described in their report "Surgical Management of an Epidemic of Penile Amputations in Siam" — techniques which they recommend, except in cases where the amputated penis had been partially eaten by a duck.
Nobel laureate Eric Maskin read aloud the acceptance speech sent by the winners. Guadalupe and Rolf A. Zwaan, Psychological Science, vol.
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Craig BennettAbigail BairdMichael Millerand George Wolford [USA], for demonstrating that brain researchers, by using complicated instruments and simple statistics, can see meaningful brain activity anywhere — even in a dead salmon. Miller, and George L.Due to the absence of a standard usage for individual icons, text labels are necessary to communicate meaning and reduce ambiguity in an icon-based design.
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'5-Second' Research Yes, someone really has conducted a scientific study of the five-second rule. It was the project of high school senior Jillian Clarke during a six-week internship in the food science and nutrition department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The good old five-second rule. It’s been the subject of household debates and innumerable science fair projects, with some claiming it’s real and others denouncing it as bunk. And now this famous rule of thumb is in the headlines again, with a new study putting it to a yet more rigorous test.