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Helmets-&-Lost-Planets magazine issue

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

The special Helmets and Lost Planets issue (vol. 15, no. 5) of the magazine (the Annals of Improbable Research) is now online. The pleasing-paper version was mailed to subscribers a while ago. Click on the magazine cover (below) to download a free PDF, or buy a high-quality PDF, or subscribe to the paper version. Mel (right) says it’s swell.

Magazine issue 15:4 — Instructions & Executions issue

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

The July/August 2009 issue (vol. 15, no. 4) of the magazine (the Annals of Improbable Research) recently went out. It’s a special Instructions & Executions issue, with reports about: he Ancient and Modern Ecology of Execution; snippets of instruction from many professions; Gender-Sussing of Kitty; The Case of the missing worms; the sham shame secret; and much more. Click on the magazine cover (below) to:

  • Download a free low-res PDF version (cheesiest!), or
  • Buy a hi-res PDF version (digitally spiffiest!), or
  • Subscribe to the paper version (nicest!)

Mel (right) says it’s swell.

Magazine issue 15:3 — special Accounting issue

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

The May/June 2009 issue (vol. 15, no. 3) of the magazine (the Annals of Improbable Research) just went out. It’s a special Accounting issue, with reports about: the Blood, Fingers, and Genes of Fabulous Financial Traders; Great Adventures in Accounting; the Public Erection of G.S. Brindley;  the curious case of the boyfriend and the replacement cat; and much more. Click on the magazine cover (below) to:

  • Download a free low-res PDF version (cheesiest!), or
  • Buy a hi-res PDF version (digitally spiffiest!), or
  • Subscribe to the paper version (nicest!)

Mel (right) says it’s swell.

Magazine issue 15:2—special Navel Lint issue

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

The Mar/Apr 2009 issue (vol. 15, no. 2) of the magazine (the Annals of Improbable Research) just went out. It’s a special Navel Lint issue, with research reports about navel lint, The Okajima / Fujinami navel lint invention; the 374-word oath; Life and De’Eath; the coming and going of cello scrotum; Guéguen and the goad of small things; and more. Click on the magazine cover (below) to:

  • Download a free low-res PDF version (cheesiest!), or
  • Buy a hi-res PDF version (digitally spiffiest!), or
  • Subscribe to the paper version (nicest!)

Mel (right) says it’s swell.

Magazine issue 15:1 — Mummies, Zombies & Bagels issue

Friday, February 27th, 2009

The Jan/Feb 2009 issue (vol. 15, no. 1) of the magazine (the Annals of Improbable Research) just went out. It’s a special Mummies, Zombies & Bagles issue, with research reports about medicinal mummy powder, bagel specifications, zombie drug analysis, and more. Click on the magazine cover (below) to:

  • Download a free low-res PDF version (cheesiest!)
  • Buy a hi-res PDF version (digitally spiffiest!), or
  • Subscribe to the paper version (nicest!), or

Mel says it’s swell.

Magazine issue 14:6 — special Ig Nobel issue

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

The Nov/Dec 2008 issue (vol. 14, no. 6) of the magazine (the Annals of Improbable Research) just went out. It’s the annual Ig Nobel Prize issue, with copious coverage and lots of photos of the new Ig Nobel Prize winners, the ceremony, the lectures, the mini-opera, and more. Click on the magazine cover (below) to:

  • Subscribe to the paper version (nicest!), or
  • Buy a hi-res PDF version (most digitally spiffy!), or
  • Download a free low-res PDF version (cheesiest!)

Mel says it’s swell.

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