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Improbably cheap, wondrous gifts for science types

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Our self-serving recommendation for a cheap, wondrous gift for any curious person: The e-book editions of the Annals of Improbable Research.

Here’s the full list of issues. You can get them on Amazon.comKobo, or Barnes & Noble. (Amazon and B&N make it easy to send an issue as a gift.)

Download a free issue:

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PS. Paper, paper, paper! If you prefer paper,  you can instead send a gift subscription to the paper version of the magazine, which has the same content as the e-books!

Magazine: the special Tolstoys & Rifles issue

Friday, November 29th, 2013

The special Tolstoys & Rifles issue (vol. 19, no. 5) of the magazine (the Annals of Improbable Research) is now out!

Articles include “A Theory of Absolutely Everything” [co-written by seven Dr. Tolstoys], “Icky Cutesy Research Review“, and more, more, more, including new helpings of “Improbable Research Review”, “Boys Will Be Boys”, “Soft Is Hard”, and other outstandingly improbable research snippets from many fields and countries.

Mel (right) says it’s swell.

Click on the Mel’s face to see the table of contents, buy the e-book version (first download a free preview of it, if you like!), or subscribe to the paper version.

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Magazine: the special Boring Machines issue

Monday, June 24th, 2013

The special Boring Machines issue (vol. 19, no. 3) of the magazine (the Annals of Improbable Research) is now out!

Articles include “Boring Machines“, “A Simple and Convenient Synthesis of Pseudoephedrine From N-Methylamphetamine“, and more, more, more, including new helpings of “Improbable Research Review”, “Boys Will Be Boys”, “Soft Is Hard”, and other outstandingly improbable research snippets from many fields and countries.

Mel (right) says it’s swell.

Click on the Mel’s face to see the table of contents, buy the e-book version (first download a free preview of it, if you like!), or subscribe to the paper version.

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Magazine: The special Blushing issue

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

The special Blushing issue (vol. 19, no. 2) of the magazine (the Annals of Improbable Research) is now out!

Articles include “Blushing in the Dark: First Experimental Proof“, “Blushing Research Review”, “Blushing in the Dark: First Experimental Proof”, and more, more, more, including new helpings of “Medical Research Review“, “Boys Will Be Boys”, “Soft Is Hard”, and other outstandingly improbable research snippets from many fields and countries.

Mel (right) says it’s swell.

Click on the Mel’s face to see the table of contents, buy the e-book version (first download a free preview of it, if you like!), or subscribe to the paper version.

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Magazine: the special Sloths & Vampires issue

Monday, February 25th, 2013

The special Sloths & Vampires issue (vol. 19, no. 1) of the magazine (the Annals of Improbable Research) is now out!

Articles include “The Eager Pursuit of Sloths”, “Co-Existence of Vampires and Humans Is Possible: Proofs Based on Models Derived from Fiction Literature, Comic Books and Films”, “As the Worm Turns, Or Doesn’t”, and more, more, more, including new helping of “Medical Research Review”, “Boys Will Be Boys”, “Soft Is Hard”, and other reviews of outstandingly improbable research from many fields and countries.

Mel (right) says it’s swell.

Click on the Mel’s face to see the table of contents, buy the e-book version (first download a free preview of it, if you like!), or subscribe to the paper version.