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Table of Contents for
Vol. 11, No. 4, Jul/Aug 2005
Snails & Cookies Issue

The features marked with a star (*) are based entirely on material taken straight from standard research (and other Official and Therefore Always Correct) literature. Many of the other articles are genuine, too, but we don't know which ones.

Special SNAILS & COOKIES Issue*Special SNAILS & COOKIES Issue

On the front cover:  A hybrid solution for the transport of data. For details see page 6. Photo: Herbert Bishko.
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On the back cover:  A mechanical device claimed to be in use by McVities. The company’s press release says: “With its mechanical mouth and teeth the Crumb Test Dummy has been specially designed to munch biscuits and produce crumbs in the same way as the average human.” Photo: McVities.
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Cover design by Peaco Todd.

Special Section: SNAILS & COOKIES

Improbable Research

Recommended Research*

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