The big winners and losers at the movies in 2011


Another year is already behind us, but the box office results were pretty clear by the end of December.

Ig Nobel awards honor car-crushing mayor

Well, this year's Ig Nobel awards are out, and as ever there's a fine selection of winning research - from why beetles try to mate with beer bottles to how needing to pee affects decision making.

Frisky fruit bats scoop Ig Nobel prize

The winners of this year's Ig Nobel awards have been announced, demonstrating once again that the public is much more interested in fornicating fruit bats than cures for cancer.