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Coffee, Tea, and Mood Experiments

Saturday, August 29th, 2020

Coffee, Tea, and Mood Experiments” is a featured article in the special Coffee, and Tea issue (volume 26, number 4) of the Annals of Improbable Research. If you indulge in a cup of coffee or a cup of tea, inform yourself—in a tiny and certainly iffy way—as to what you might be doing to your emotions.

Read the article free, online. If you like it, make yourself a cup of coffee, spill a little for luck, and then maybe subscribe to the magazine.

 

 

What does coffee do to your brain: The eternal question

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Coffee and the Brain: Attention, Make, React, Threat” is a featured article in the special Coffee, and Tea issue (volume 26, number 4) of the Annals of Improbable Research. It gurgles into the seemingly eternal quest to understand how coffee affects what the drinker thinks and feels, and does not think or feel.

Read the article free, online. If you like it, make yourself a cup of coffee, spill a little for luck, and then maybe subscribe to the magazine.

 

 

How to Spill a Cup of Coffee

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

How to Spill a Cup of Coffee” is a featured article in the special Coffee, and Tea issue (volume 26, number 4) of the Annals of Improbable Research. It looks at two studies—each of which led to an Ig Nobel Prize—about the physics of how and why anyone who walks with a full cup of coffee in hand is likely to spill some.

Read the article free, online. If you like it, make yourself a cup of coffee, spill a little for luck, and then maybe subscribe to the magazine.

 

 

Ants on stilts, and ants hunkered in a bunker

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Ants on stilts, and Wolf on ants on stilts, and ants trapped and hunkered in an old bunker have the spotlight in three ant research studies featured in the “Ants Research” column in the special Small Animals issue (vol. 26, no 3) of the Annals of Improbable Research.

 

Small Animals special issue of Improbable Research

Monday, June 29th, 2020

The special Small Animals issue (volume 26, number 3) of the magazine is chock full of improbable research about small animals.

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