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Podcast Episode #1047: “Garlic — Sensory Pleasure or Social Nuisance?”

Monday, December 21st, 2020

In Podcast Episode #1047, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Smelly issue (Vol. 22, #2) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. 

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Chris Cotsapas encounters:

Garlic: A Sensory Pleasure or a Social Nuisance?” Susanna Rosin, Hely Tuorila, and Antti Uutela, Appetite, vol. 19, no. 2, October 1992, pp. 133-43. 

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

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Podcast Episode #1046: “Standardized Food Glops”

Sunday, December 13th, 2020

In this Podcast Episode #1046, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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Nicole Sharp encounters:

National Institute of Standards and Technology (2009). ‘Certificate of Analysis – Standard Reference Material 1548A: Typical Diet,’ https://www-s.nist.gov/srmors/view_detail.cfm?srm=1548A

Sharpless, Katherine E., Jennifer C. Colbert, Robert R. Greenberg, Michele M. Schantz, and Michael J. Welch (2001). ‘Recent Developments in Food-Matrix Reference Materials at NIST.’ Fresenius Journal of Analytic Chemistry 370: 275–78. 

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Podcast Episode #1045: “Do Cats Sometimes Pay Some Attention to Their Owners?”

Monday, December 7th, 2020

In Podcast Episode #1045, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Human Heads & Garlic Juice issue (Vol. 22, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. 

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

Social Referencing and Cat–Human Communication,” I. Merola, M. Lazzaroni, S. Marshall-Pescini, and E. Prato-Previde, Animal Cognition, May 2015, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 639-648.

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Podcast Episode #1044: “Boring Machines”

Friday, November 27th, 2020

In this Podcast Episode #1044, Marc Abrahams shares with Chris Cotsapas a number of boring machines. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The patents mentioned in this episode of the Improbable Podcast are further elaborated upon in the special Boring Machines issue (Vol. 19, #3) the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine.

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Pocket-Sized #1043: “Leaping Fish Injuries”

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

In Pocket-Sized episode #1043, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Human Heads & Garlic Juice issue (Vol. 22, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine.  

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

Nicole Sharp encounters:

Sturgeons Versus Surgeons: Leaping Fish Injuries at a Level 1 Trauma Center,” Jason P. Wilson, George Burgess, Robert D. Winfield, and Lawrence Lottenberg, The American Surgeon, vol. 75, no. 3, 2009, pp. 220-222. 

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

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