Archive for 'mini-AIR'

March mini-AIR: Pitted this and that, and stuff

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

The March issue of mini-AIR (our monthly e-mail newsletter just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little supplement to the magazine). Topics include:

  • Human Epididymis’s Pitted Pattern
  • Cannock Chase Pitted Pebbles Limerick Competition
  • Interest of Ruin Probabilities Poet
  • Nuts, Cracking, and Pitted Stones
  • The Ig Nobel Euro-tour and the new Improbable book
  • and more
It also has info about upcoming events.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events.

Want to have mini-AIR e-mailed to you every month? Just add yourself to the mini-AIR list.

January mini-AIR: Jerks, in Montana and elsewhere

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The January issue of mini-AIR (our monthly e-mail newsletter just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little supplement to the magazine) You can read it online, too. Topics include:

  • Jerks in Montana history
  • the Jerks and Monopoles Competition
  • More jerks in Montana history
  • More jerks elsewhere
  • The 100-Improbables Essay Contest
  • and more
It also has info about upcoming events.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events.

Want to have mini-AIR e-mailed to you every month? Just add yourself to the mini-AIR list.

December mini-AIR: candy crackling, drift, and why drifters die

Friday, December 13th, 2013

The December issue of mini-AIR (our monthly e-mail newsletter just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little supplement to the magazine) You can read it online, too. Topics include:

  • Candy-cover crackling (physics)
  • Drift — in Dogs, Names, Pottery and Authors
  • The Ceramic Uvula Speaker Poet
  • Evaluating Where and Why Drifters Die
  • and more
It also has info about upcoming events.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events.

Want to have mini-AIR e-mailed to you every month? Just add yourself to the mini-AIR list.

mini-AIR November issue: Uvula, Uvula, Uvula

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

The November issue of mini-AIR (our monthly newsletter — it’s a wee little supplement to the magazine) just went out. You can read it online, too. Topics include:

  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
  • Ceramic Uvula Speaker Limerick Competition
  • Why Do We Have a Uvula?
  • Pedunculation and the Elongated Uvula
  • and more
It also has info about upcoming events.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events. Just add yourself to the mini-AIR list, and mini-AIR will be emailed to you every month.

mini-AIR October issue: Fessler on Feet

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

The October issue of mini-AIR (our monthly newsletter — it’s a wee little supplement to the magazine) just went out. You can read it online, too. Topics include:

  • Fessler on Feet
  • Fessler on Feet Limerick Competition
  • Fessler on Foot andMouth Disease
  • and more
It also has info about upcoming events.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events. Just add yourself to the mini-AIR list, and mini-AIR will be emailed to you every month.

fessBONUS: Fessler (pictured here)