Annals of Improbable Research

MARCH | APRIL (volume 23, number 2)

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Special Issue: Faces

Confusing Twins’ Faces,
Artificial Vomiting Face,
Magyar Moustache Experiment


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: Faces

Faces Research*
The Magyar Moustache Experiment*
Artificial Vomiting Face*
Facial Feedback (Smiles and Frowns)*
Dogs: Facial Expressions in Photos*
Animals: Faces of Sexy Wasps
Further Proliferation of Chernoff Faces*
The Faces of Leaders*
What About Wide-Faced Men?*
Identical Twins Face Confusion*

Improbable Research Reviews*

Improbable Research: Wrong Walking and Talking*
Medical: Esophagus, With Peppers and Water*
May We Recommend: Primal Reaction to Fetid Feet*
May We Recommend: Oh, Man*
Ig® and Beyond: Blue-Eye Boozers, Green-Eyed Snake*

News & Notes

AIR Vents (letters from our readers): On the Chin
Editorial Board
Puzzling Solutions: A Wrenching Experience

Index of Special Issues
Teachers’ Guide
Unclassified Ads

On the Front Cover

Facets of many of the faces of researchers whose research appears in this special Faces issue.

On the Back Cover

One of the many graves that contain Wormwood. This particular grave, in Massachusetts, contains Willoughby G. Wormwood, according to the words on the tombstone. Photo: Alice Shirrell Kaswell.

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