Posts by Seth Gliksman:

Podcast Episode #204: “The Longest Oath”

The Longest Oath, The Okajima/Fujinami Navel Lint Removal Invention, The Effect of Country Music on Suicide, Garlic in Men and Women, Artificial Fruit Processing, Improbable Medical Review, Clever Contraptions to Capture Crooks, and On What I Do Not Understand and Have Something to Say. In episode #204, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to […]

Podcast Episode #203: “Who Can Touch Whom”

Who Can Touch Whom, Head on Brain in Brain, Gueguen and the Goad of Small Things, Clever Contraptions to Capture Crooks, some 2013 Ig Nobel Prize Winners, Fire-Eaters and Punk Rockers, and the Names of Bad Guys. In episode #203, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Foster the Cat, Richard […]

Podcast Episode #202: “Sneezing and a Full Stomach”

Sneezing on a Full Stomach, Mustache Wax, Red Hippo Sweat, The Impossible Expertise of Self-Perceived Expertise, some 2012 Ig Nobel Prize Winners, and Walking in the City. In episode #202, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Melissa Franklin, Richard Baguley, Robin Abrahams, Jean Berko Gleason, and Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. […]

Podcast Episode #201: “Crunchiness Loss”

Crunchiness Lost, Clever Contraptions to Trap Crooks, Shoe-Throwing at Weddings, Untied Laces Across the World, Moving Violations of Washing Machines, Stool Pigeons, Clothes for Clothes Shopping, Tanning Beds, Frozen Mammoth Meat, and Neurological Damage from Praying. In episode #201, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Richard Baguley, Robin Abrahams, Bruce […]

The theme of the next Ig Nobel ceremony…

The theme of the 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony will be: BUGS The opera, which will premiere as part of the Ig Nobel ceremony, will be on that very theme: BUGS. The ceremony will happen on Thursday evening, September 17, 2020, at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University. TICKETS go on sale in July. The […]

Podcast Episode #200: “Disgusting Sounds?”

Disgusting Sounds, Cello Scrotum, Hole Shapes, Headless Mannequins, Medical Oddities, Grateful Dead, Cool Noses, and Black Dress Temperatures. The Improbable Research podcast is back! In episode #200 (the first episode in the new series!), Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Chris Cotsapas, Melissa Franklin, Robin Abrahams, and Richard Baguley. Dramatic […]