Annals of Improbable Research SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER 2017 (vol 23, number 5)

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Special Issue: Strange Questions

Measure Celebrities’ Tooth Angles?,
Can You Make Yourself Vomit?,
Would Bohr Be Born If Bohm Were Born Before Born?…

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: Strange Questions

Strange Questions*
Strange Medical Questions*
Are Lung Cancers Triggered by Stopping Smoking?*
Cases of Usmani*
Strange Biology Questions*
Strange Counting Questions*
Strange Culture Questions*
Strange Economics Questions*
Strange Psychology/Philosophy Questions*
Strange Snake Questions*

Improbable Research Reviews*

Improbable Research: Sauna Sweat, Hand-to-Mouth, Clarinet Reed*
May We Recommend: Methodical Analysis of Smelly Socks & T-Shirts*
Ig® and Beyond: Frog Motion Sickness / Selecting Gifts*
May We Recommend: The Wealthy Invite Richer Biodiversity in Bedroom and Basement*
Ig® and Beyond: Frog Motion Sickness / Selecting Gifts*
Plucked From Obscurity: Inventions to Wake a Sleeper*

News & Notes

AIR Vents (letters from our readers): Favorite Figures
Editorial Board
Index of Special Issues
Teachers’ Guide
Unclassified Ads

On the Front Cover

Geoffrey Haddock, author of the study “Do I Get Better Looking Each Day?” See page 22.

On the Back Cover

Detail from the patent “Device for Waking Persons From Sleep.” See page 27.