Annals of Improbable Research

JANUARY | FEBRUARY 2009 (volume 15, number 1)

Special Mummies, Zombies, & Bagels Issue

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Mummy Medicaments
Zombie Movie Statistics
New York Bagel Specs...


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 Section: Mummies, Zombies and Bagels

6 “What, Not How?”: The Case of Specifications of the New York Bagel*—11 Bagel Research Review*—13 Yummy Mummies for Good Health*—16 War and Social Upheaval Cause Spikes in Zombie Movie Production*—20 Zombies and Inverse Zombies*—

Improbable Research Reviews*

IFC May We Recommend*—4 Improbable Research Review*5 Improbable Medical Review*22 More Scientists Join Gangs*—24 Boys Will Be Boys*—26 Peer Review: Bits of Bat in the Sky*— 28 Soft Is Hard*—

News & Notes

2 AIR Vents (letters from our readers)
8 Improbable Research Editorial Board
15 Teachers’ Guide
27 Puzzling Solutions—

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