Brits Take the Biscuit

BBC Radio News, October 1999 Journalists had a funny feeling about Len Fisher when they visited the Englishman’s Bristol University laboratory. Anyone who spends that much time and effort researching the best way to dunk a biscuit in a cup of tea has to be in...

Here Come the Prize Idiots

The Guardian “Here come the prize idiots” came as a shock headline about the IgNobel Prize from a newspaper for which I had written quite a few articles. It was one of the things that stimulated me to suggest to the organizers that a new slogan was needed which...