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1Title:  Science, sex, and sacred cows: spoofs on science from the Worm runner's digest   
 Creator:  McConnell, James V. | Schutjer, Marlys. 
 Extent:  viii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm 
 Subjects:  Science -- Anecdotes

 
Collection:  Drexel University 
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2Title:  The autobiography of a scientist: being the memoirs of Doctor Henry Manure, professor of archaeology, palaeontology and Egyptology at Derbytown University as recorded by his amanuensis   
 Creator:  Manure, Henrypseud 
 Publication:  Scientific Pub. Co, Princeton, N. J, 1936. 
 Extent:  ix, [2], 176 p. ; 23 1/2 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Anecdotes

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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3Title:  A stress analysis of a strapless evening gown, and other essays for a scientific age   
 Creator:  Baker, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1921-2005 | Thorpe, James, 1915-2009 | Prentice-Hall, Inc 
 Publication:  Prentice-Hall, Inc, Englewood Cliffs, N.J, 1963 
 Notes:  With a half-title Title printed on facing pages Title vignette Impression statement from t.p. verso Publisher's black and white binding with illustrated dustjacket Includes bibliographical references (p. v-viii) 
 Extent:  192 p. : ill. ; 22 cm 
 Subjects:  Science -- Anecdotes

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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4Title:  A prophetic abstract from the proceedings of the Trojan Society for the retardation of science ... 1870   
 Creator:  Emmons, L. | Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931 
 Publication:  Wm. H. Young & Blake, Troy, N.Y, 1870 
 Notes:  "Respectfully dedicated to the American Association for the Advancement of Science." Contains section, "New information about Alaska" cf. p. [3]-6 
 Extent:  20 p. ; 22 cm 
 Subjects:  Science -- Anecdotes

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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5Title:  Stranger than science   
 Creator:  Edwards, Frank, 1908-1967 
 Publication:  L. Stuart, New York, [1959] 
 Notes:  "Much of the material has come from [the author's] ... syndicated radio program 'Stranger than science.'" 
 Extent:  303 p. 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Anecdotes

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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6Title:  The worm re-turns: the best from the Worm runner's digest   
 Alt. Title:  Worm runner's digest   
 Creator:  McConnell, James V. 
 Publication:  Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J, [1965] 
 Notes:  Bibliography: p. 7. 
 Extent:  xxv, 182 p. illus. 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Anecdotes

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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7Title:  A random walk in science   
 Creator:  Weber, Robert L., 1913- | Mendoza, E. (Eric) 
 Publication:  Institute of Physics, London, [1973] 
 Extent:  xvii, 206 p. : illus., facsims. ; 23 1/2 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Anecdotes | Science

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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8Title:  A prophetic abstract from the proceedings of the Trojan Society for the retardation of science for the year of our Lord 1870   
 Creator:  Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931 
 Publication:  Wm. H. Young & Blake, Troy, N.Y, 1870. 
 Notes:  Authorship supplied NUC pre-56. "Respectfully dedicated to the American Association for the Advancement of Science." In original blue printed wrappers. 
 Extent:  20 p. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Anecdotes | Science -- Humor

 
Collection:  Smithsonian Institution 
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9Title:  A prophetic abstract from the proceedings of the Trojan Society for the retardation of science for the year of our Lord 1870   
 Creator:  Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931 
 Publication:  Wm. H. Young & Blake, Troy, N.Y, 1870. 
 Extent:  20 p. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Anecdotes | Science -- Humor

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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10Title:  Cyclopædia of literary and scientific anecdote: illustrations of the characters, habits and conversation of men of letters and science   
 Creator:  Keddie, William, 1809-1877 
 Publication:  R. Griffin and Co, London, Glasgow, 1854. 
 Notes:  Added t.-p., illustrated. 
 Extent:  v-xvi, 368 p. : ill.(ports.) ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Literature -- Anecdotes | Science -- Anecdotes | Table-talk

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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11Title:  Weighing the soul: scientific discovery from the brilliant to the bizarre   
 Creator:  Fisher, Len. 
 Publication:  Arcade Pub, New York, c2004. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-242) and index. 
 Extent:  xi, 248 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Discoveries in science -- History | Science -- Anecdotes | Science -- History

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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12Title:  Cyclopaedia of literary and scientific anecdote: illustrations of the characters, habits and conversation of men of letters and science   
 Creator:  Keddie, William, 1809-1877 
 Publication:  R. Griffin and co, London, Glasgow, 1854. 
 Notes:  Added t.-p., illustrated. 
 Extent:  4 p.l., v-xvi, 368 p. front.(ports.) 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Literature -- Anecdotes | Table-talk | Science -- Anecdotes

 
Collection:  Johns Hopkins University Library 
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13Title:  Pathological science   
 Creator:  Langmuir, Irving, 1881-1957 | Hall. R. N. | Burndy Library 
 Publication:  General Electric Co, Schenectady, N.Y, 1968. 
 Notes:  Colloquium at the Knolls Research Laboratory, Dec. 18, 1953. Includes bibliographical references (p. 13). Transcribed from microgroove disk transcription in the Langmuir papers at the Library of Congress. 
 Extent:  13 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Anecdotes | Burndy Library Collection at the Huntington Library

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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14Title:  Cyclopædia of literary and scientific anecdote: illustrative of the characters, habits, and conversation of men of letters and science   
 Creator:  Keddie, William, 1809-1877 
 Publication:  Follett, Foster and company, Columbus, 1859. 
 Notes:  Added t.-p., illustrated. 
 Extent:  3 p. ℓ., v-xiii, 439 p. front. (ports.) 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Literature -- Anecdotes | Literature -- Humor | Science -- Anecdotes | Science -- Humor | Table-talk

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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15Title:  What do YOU care what other people think?: further adventures of a curious character   
 Creator:  Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988 | Leighton, Ralph. 
 Publication:  W.W. Norton & Company, New York, ©1988. 
 Notes:  Includes index. One of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled ability to tell the stories of his life. 
 Extent:  255 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm 
 Subjects:  Feynman, Richard P. -- (Richard Phillips), -- 1918-1988 | Physicists -- United States -- Biography | Science -- Anecdotes

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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16Title:  Science astray   
 Creator:  Time-Life Books. 
 Publication:  Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Va, c1992. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-140) 
 Extent:  143 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Miscellanea | Science -- Philosophy -- Miscellanea | Truth -- Miscellanea | Science anecdotes

 
Collection:  College of Physicians of Philadelphia 
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17Title:  What do you care what other people think?: further adventures of a curious character   
 Creator:  Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988 | Leighton, Ralph. 
 Publication:  W.W. Norton and Company, New York, 1988. 
 Notes:  History of Science Coll. copy gift of Professor Emeritus George Randolph Kalbfleisch. Includes index. 
 Extent:  255 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Feynman, Richard P. -- (Richard Phillips), -- 1918-1988 | Feynman, Richard P. -- (Richard Phillips), -- 1918-1988 | Physicists -- United States -- Biography | Science -- Anecdotes

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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18Title:  A budget of paradoxes   
 Creator:  De Morgan, Augustus, 1806-1871 | De Morgan, Sophia Elizabeth, 1809-1892 
 Publication:  Longmans, Green, and Co, London, 1872. 
 Notes:  On half-title verso: London : Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New Street Square and Parliament Street. Includes bibliographical references and index. Editor's preface signed: Sophia De Morgan. 
 Extent:  vii, [1], 511, [1] p. ; 23 cm 
 Subjects:  Science -- Miscellanea | Perpetual motion | Trisection of angle | Circle-squaring | Science -- Anecdotes | Women | Women editors

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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19Title:  How to become extinct   
 Creator:  Cuppy, Will, 1884-1949 | Steig, William, 1907- 
 Publication:  Farrar & Rinehart, New York, Toronto, [c1941] 
 Extent:  x, 181 p. illus. 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Cuppy, William Jacob, Presentation inscription to W.R. Benét | Benét, William Rose, Presentation inscription from W.J. Cuppy | Science -- Anecdotes | Science -- Humor

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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20Title:  What do you care what other people think?: further adventures of a curious character   
 Creator:  Feynman, Richard Phillips. | Leighton, Ralph. 
 Publication:  Bantam Books, New York, 1989, c1988. 
 Notes:  Includes index. 
 Extent:  255 p., [9] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Feynman, Richard Phillips -- Biography | United States. -- Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident | Science -- Anecdotes | Space vehicle accidents | Physicists -- United States -- Biography

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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