Special Issue: Medical Surprises
Medical Nitroglycerine Explosions
How Surgeons Behave Like Monkeys and Apes…
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: Medical Surprises
Surprises About Patients*
Surprises About Surgeons*
Surprises for Medical Students*
Surprising Medical Techniques*
The Paper Clip in Medicine*
Medical Nitroglycerine Explosions*
Icky Cutesy: Weighting, Self-Circumcision*
May We Recommend: After the Deluge, Shocked in Bed*
Ig® and Beyond: How Surgeons Behave Like Monkeys and Apes*
Improbable Research Reviews*
Improbable Research: Dead Trout Swimming, Balloon Bursting*
News & Notes
AIRVents (letters from our readers): Touching Seen in Airports
Ig® Nobel Limericks: Grizzly Armor, Country Music*
Index of Special Issues
On the Front Cover
Methods for “Head-Down Self-Treatment of Choking.”; See page 16.
On the Back Cover
A isopropyl alcohol bottle’s label implies the existence of many curious histories: “Do not point at self or others; product will squirt when squeezed.” Photo: A.S. Kaswell.