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Research that makes people LAUGH, then THINK — research about anything and everything, from everywhere —research that's good or bad, important or trivial, valuable or worthless. Presented by Marc Abrahams, founder of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/improbableresearch/support

Improbable Research Marc Abrahams

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Research that makes people LAUGH, then THINK — research about anything and everything, from everywhere —research that's good or bad, important or trivial, valuable or worthless. Presented by Marc Abrahams, founder of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/improbableresearch/support

    Episode 204: "The Longest Oath"

    Episode 204: "The Longest Oath"

    The Longest Oath, The Okajima/Fujinami Navel Lint Removal Invention, The Effect of Country Music on Suicide, Garlic in Men and Women, Artificial Fruit Processing, Improbable Medical Review, Clever Contraptions to Capture Crooks, and On What I Do Not Understand and Have Something to Say.

    In episode #204, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Robin Abrahams, Chris Cotsapas, Jean Berko Gleason, Andrew Berry, Nicole Sharp, Corky White, Richard Baguley, and Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More.

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

    Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer

    Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer

    Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant


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    • 51 Min.
    Episode 203: "Who Can Touch Whom"

    Episode 203: "Who Can Touch Whom"

    Who Can Touch Whom, Head on Brain in Brain, Gueguen and the Goad of Small Things, Clever Contraptions to Capture Crooks, some 2013 Ig Nobel Prize Winners, Fire-Eaters and Punk Rockers, and the Names of Bad Guys.

    In episode #203, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Foster the Cat, Richard Baguley, Robin Abrahams, Andrew Berry, and Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More.

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

    Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer

    Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer

    Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant


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    • 56 Min.
    Episode 202: "Sneezing and a Full Stomach"

    Episode 202: "Sneezing and a Full Stomach"

    Sneezing on a Full Stomach, Mustache Wax, Red Hippo Sweat, The Impossible Expertise of Self-Perceived Expertise, some 2012 Ig Nobel Prize Winners, and Walking in the City.

    In episode #202, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Melissa Franklin, Richard Baguley, Robin Abrahams, Jean Berko Gleason, and Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For more.

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

    Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer

    Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer

    Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/improbableresearch/support

    • 51 Min.
    Episode 201: "Crunchiness Loss"

    Episode 201: "Crunchiness Loss"

    Crunchiness Lost, Clever Contraptions to Trap Crooks, Shoe-Throwing at Weddings, Untied Laces Across the World, Moving Violations of Washing Machines, Stool Pigeons, Clothes for Clothes Shopping, Tanning Beds, Frozen Mammoth Meat, and Neurological Damage from Praying.

    In episode #201, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Richard Baguley, Robin Abrahams, Bruce Petschek, and Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For more.

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

    Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer

    Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer

    Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant


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    This episode is sponsored by
    · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/improbableresearch/support

    • 54 Min.
    Episode 200: "Disgusting Sounds?"

    Episode 200: "Disgusting Sounds?"

    Disgusting Sounds, Cello Scrotum, Hole Shapes, Headless Mannequins, Medical Oddities, Grateful Dead, Cool Noses, and Black Dress Temperatures.

    In episode #200 (the first episode in the new series!), Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Chris Cotsapas, Melissa Franklin, Robin Abrahams, and Richard Baguley. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For more.

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

    Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer

    Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer

    Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant


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    This episode is sponsored by
    · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/improbableresearch/support

    • 49 Min.

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