Pocket-Sized #1005: “Creepiness”

Creepiness In this Pocket-Sized episode #1005, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. 1. […]

Podcast Episode #206: “Flatulence in Dogs”

Flatulence in Dogs, the Real-Life Wizard of Oz, Triskadekaphobia When People Buy a House, Boys Will Be Boys, Why Your Doctor Should Smell, Soft is Hard, You Bastard, and Personal Space at the Beach. In episode #206, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Nicole Sharp, Robin Abrahams, Melissa Franklin, Chris Cotsapas, Jean Berko […]

Podcast teasers: Egg sounds, Brussels sprout physics, praying injury, Kansas pancake

Here are four teasers — four favorite moments from recent Improbable Research podcasts. Jean Berko Gleason — The disgusting sound of soft-boiled eggs (from podcast #40): Melissa Franklin — Brussels sprouts in physics (from podcast #47): Chris Cotsapis — Injuries caused by praying (from podcast #46): Jean Berko Gleason — The flatness of Kansas and pancakes (from podcast #41):