Podcast #6: Trinkaus: The man who counts what annoys him

The happily annoyed works of Professor John Trinkaus — who counts things that annoy him — bubble forth in this week’s Improbable Research podcast. LISTEN on Play.it or iTunes (or DOWNLOAD it, and listen later). SUBSCRIBE on Play.it or iTunes, to get a new episode every week, free. This week, Marc Abrahams tells about: John Trinkaus and his approx 100 studies about things that annoy him. (Professor John Trinkaus / Citations of most of […]

Podcast #5: The Blonsky centrifugal birthing device

A birthing machine — that spins a pregnant woman at high speed until the child comes flying out — is on display in this week’s Improbable Research podcast. LISTEN on Play.it or iTunes (or DOWNLOAD it, and listen later). SUBSCRIBE on Play.it or iTunes, to get a new episode every week, free. This week, Marc Abrahams tells about: The Blonsky centrifugal birthing device. (“Apparatus for facilitating the birth of a child by centrifugal […]

Podcast #4: The rectum of the Bishop of Durham

The rectum of the Bishop of Durham is on display in this week’s Improbable Research podcast. The podcast is all about research that makes people LAUGH, then THINK — research about anything and everything, from everywhere —research that’s good or bad, important or trivial, valuable or worthless. CBS distributes it, both on the new CBS Play.it web site, and on iTunes. […]

Improbable Research Podcast #3: Michael Jackson Surgery

Surgery to make someone look like Michael Jackson dominates this week’s Improbable Research podcast. The podcast is all about research that makes people LAUGH, then THINK — research about anything and everything, from everywhere —research that’s good or bad, important or trivial, valuable or worthless. CBS distributes it, both on the new CBS Play.it web site, and on iTunes. Podcast #3: Michael […]

Improbable Research Podcast #2: The proper way to make a cup of tea

Tea, tea, tea washes through this week’s Improbable Research podcast. The podcast is all about research that makes people LAUGH, then THINK — research about anything and everything, from everywhere —research that’s good or bad, important or trivial, valuable or worthless. CBS distributes it, both on the new CBS Play.it web site, and on iTunes. Podcast #2: The Proper Way to Make […]