Annals of Improbable Research NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2017 (vol 23, number 6)

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Special Issue: The 27th First Annual Ig® Nobel Prize Ceremony

Are Cats Liquid?
Didgeridoo to Treat Snoring
Vagina Music for Developing Fetuses…

The features marked with a star (*) are based entirely on material taken straight from standard research (and other Official and Therefore Always Correct) literature. Many of the other articles are genuine, too, but we don’t know which ones.


Special Section: The 2017 Ig Nobel Prizes

The 27th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony*
The 2017 Ig Nobel Prize Winners*
The Acceptance Speeches*
The 24/7 Lectures*
Libretto: The Incompetence Opera

Improbable Research*

Why Do So Many People So Often Say “So”?*

Improbable Research Reviews*

Improbable Research: Fake Shrunken Heads and Staring*
May We Recommend: The Major Malodorous Substance From the Anal Gland of the Stoat*

News & Notes

Bat Breath and Youthful Impatience
Editorial Board
Index of Special Issues
Teachers’ Guide
Unclassified Ads

On the Front Cover

Identical twins Dr. Andy Aguirre and Dr. Aaron Aguirre help demonstrate some of the prin-ciples involved in the research that led to the Cognition prize. Photo: Alexey Eliseev.

On the Back Cover

Audience members launch paper airplanes, during the 27th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. Photo: Howard I. Cannon.