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Charlie in Dayton
2005-Nov-23, 12:51 AM
From the November 2005 issue of mini-AIR (The mini-Annals of Improbable Research ("mini-AIR")) (excerpts reproduced with permission):
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2005-11-06 Not Valid in Kansas

Many things are no longer valid in Kansas, thanks to the November 8, 2005 mandate by the Kansas State Board of Education.

As a public service, we have created warning stickers that say:

NOT VALID IN KANSAS
as per order of the Board of Education,
November 8, 2005

Use of this device or substance may
require, imply, and/or endorse the existence
of one or more of the following:
chemistry; evolution; electromagnetism;
gravity; mathematics; thermodynamics;
education.

You can download a printable PDF file:
http://www.improbable.com/teach/lessons2005/NOT-VALID-INKANSAS.pdf

NOTE: The Kansas Board of Education is co-winner of the 1999 Ig Nobel Prize for Science Education for its earlier work on this subject.
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and from section 2005-11-14, "May We Recommend..."

INTER- AND EXTRA-DISCIPLINARY RESEARCH
"Quantum Theory and the Resurrection of Jesus," Anders S. Tune, Dialog, vol. 43, no. 3, September 2004, pp. 166-76.
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2005-11-19 How to Receive mini-AIR, etc. (*)

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Swift
2005-Nov-23, 03:46 PM
:lol:
Since one of the endorsements listed is "education", I'll have to put one of those stickers on my forehead, next time I'm in Kansas. ;)