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Front runner for an IgNoble

This paper, with mentions of the Viking Empire, the Pyrenean Axis and the Balkan Bloc gets my vote:
Comparison of Eurovision Song Contest Simulation with Actual Results Reveals Shifting Patterns of Collusive Voting Alliances.

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former_pirate
Apr. 4th, 2006 07:47 am (UTC)
"Alternatively, if the link with Latvia proves the most durable, Moldova may become a southern outpost of the Viking Empire (the Vikings reached the Black Sea by rowing down Russia's great rivers, emerging in the region of what is now Moldova)."

Brilliant.
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