Cant Get There From Here

Can't Get There From Here Juneau is the capital of Alaska, but did you know that you cannot drive there from anywhere? You can fly into Juneau or you can take a... Read More

Wanted: Treadmill for an Elephant

Maggie, the 22 year-old African elephant, has been a resident of the Alaska Zoo since 1983. The Zoo recently decided that Maggie needs nicer quarters, more attention, and a treadmill. She weighs 9,100 pounds and does not get enough exercise, especially during the long Alaskan winter months.Alaska Zoo officials debated... Read More

The Patience of Job

Voltaire said, "God is a comedian playing to an audience afraid to laugh." Translated, if you're a tight ass, there's a two drink minimum to read this article. Let me just say, I believe in God but like many, I've questioned His existence. Most people... Read More

Marines Dont Take Crap

We live in a world of widgets. People manufacture, distribute, and sell them. You name it, they're doing it. I have a friend who is a toilet paper salesman. God bless him. It's an honorable job and my butt and I... Read More

Military Wives

I feel now is the perfect time to address the conflict service-members face when balancing between what they feel are infringements upon their civil liberties cast down by their president. ... Read More

Discover the Lighter Side of the Internet

We all know the Internet is a great tool for finding out information and sharing knowledge. But as a human sometimes sitting at a computer all day can get quite tedious, especially if it is your job 5 days a week. This feeling can be compounded by other problems in... Read More

The Language of Appalachia

Imagine my surprise when I went to Jamaica a few years ago and learned that I do, indeed, have an accent. You see, unlike my paternal grandmother, I don't stretch the word "cornbread" into four syllables. She might say, "Here. Have ye some co-orn-bray-ed;" whereas I might say, "You want... Read More

Local Author Joins History and Humor To Tell His Stories

Joseph Yakel was born and raised in New York's Capital region, and calls this place home. His travels have taken him far and wide, but it's his hometown surroundings that serve as a backdrop for his writing. He's recently published three books, and thinks his blend of history and humor... Read More

Voodoo Munchies

Looking for a lighthearted and fun way to remove the negative energy of a certain disruptive person from your life, or from your mind, if the person in question has moved on? Consider the cleansing (and giggle-inspiring) effect of Voodoo Munchies. Beginning now, whenever you need to deal with this... Read More

Computers According to Carol

A is for Anti-Virus: she got it from my Uncle.B is for Backup: always look in your rear view mirror first.C is for Caddy: part of computer that holds a coffee cup.D is for Defrag: a popular dance in the 1920's.E is for Email: post office talk for express mail.F... Read More

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Texas A&M study finds that timing of topical humor is critical
The Eagle
Whether a person finds humor in a tragic situation may depend on a "comedic sweet spot," according to findings by a Texas A&M professor Caleb Warren, a marketing professor at A&M's Mays Business School, and University of Colorado-Boulder professors ...

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Green Bay Press Gazette

Humor, talent mix at Mr. Titletown competition
Green Bay Press Gazette
ASHWAUBENON – Anyone harboring doubts about the youth of America would have been well-served to spend Sunday inside the ballroom of an Ashwaubenon hotel. The attraction was an event called the seventh-annual Mr. Titletown Competition and ...


Indian Country Today Media Network

Native Humor: Top 10 Native Dating Site Bios
Indian Country Today Media Network
In the age of dating sites like Match.com, eHarmony and OKCupid, single folks are faced with a constant challenge: How can you sum up your Native awesomeness in a brief bio? What's the right mix of creativity, cuteness, honesty, exaggeration and ...


Columbus Telegram

Here is why we need a better sense of humor
Columbus Telegram
Humor, says Merriam-Webster, is "the ability to be funny or to be amused by things that are funny." Humans are at their best when they are amused. Few things can better reduce stress or shed light on truth than a good joke. President Reagan had a grand ...

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Press Herald

Tim Sample fills essay collection with gentle and friendly humor
Press Herald
“Answers to Questions Nobody Was Askin' ” is a defining collection of humorous tales by the man whose subtle, often self-deprecating humor has regaled millions and spotlighted Maine as a place where people wax funny without even trying. This book of ...


MyWebTimes.com

GUEST COLUMN: Why we need a better sense of humor
MyWebTimes.com
Humor, says Merriam-Webster, is "the ability to be funny or to be amused by things that are funny." Humans are at their best when they are amused. Few things can better reduce stress or shed light on truth than a good joke. President Reagan had a grand ...


Finding Humor In Tragedy: Texas A&M Prof. Studies When It's OK To Laugh
KBTX
COLLEGE STATION - There's an old saying that “comedy equals tragedy plus time” - but is it really true? According to a study co-authored by a Texas A&M University professor, more time doesn't necessarily equal more humor. Instead, the study reveals a ...

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'Sister Act' bringing humor, heart of hit film to Easton stage
lehighvalleylive.com
'Sister Act' bringing humor, heart of hit film to Easton stage. Sister Act. The musical "Sister Act," based on the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg film of the same name, stops Jan. 30 at the State Theatre in Easton. (Courtesy Photo). Print · Melinda Rizzo By ...

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The Misery Of Facebook Stalking Distilled In Spot-On College Humor Music Video
Huffington Post (satire)
In this new College Humor music video, listen to the lament of a dude who stayed up (again) till 5 a.m. Facebook stalking his apparently “more successful friends.” “Jack's got a house, Jane's in Tangier, I made 11 thousand dollars last year, your ...


Babies Understand Your Humor and Want to Joke Too
NBCNews.com
Babies Understand Your Humor and Want to Joke Too. Researchers believe that as early as nine-months-old babies realize they can make people laugh. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy – UPDATED · Terms of Service · Site Map · Advertise ...

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The Language of Appalachia

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How I Spent my Summer Vacation

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Poor Rixs Almanac 8-13-05

Dear Poor Rix: A guy just invited me to a... Read More

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Humor Under The Keyboards

For me, the piano is the symbol of what is... Read More

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It's time for me to announce that I have a... Read More

New Orleans First to Experience Housing Bubble Burst

Are we starting to see the Housing Bubble Burst in... Read More

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