Improbable research about how to do crime

“Criminal Expertise: Gunfighters, Burglars, Thieves, Perfect Murderers” is a featured revue article in the special Haphazard issue (volume 27, number 3) of the magazine Annals of Improbable Research. Read this article, free, on the web. Then, if research about how to do crime inspires you, subscribe to the magazine, or buy individual back issues.

Tracking glitter particles from a university building

A team of forensic researchers from Soonchunhyang University in South Korea have determined that glitter can be used to track a person’s location in a university building.   “A distribution study of glitter was conducted from a local university building. The potential recipient surfaces chosen were the 1,000 chairs kept in 16 separate classrooms of […]