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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SFGate

Gift guide: Humor books
SFGate
The Onion Magazine: The Iconic Covers That Transformed an Undeserving World (Little, Brown; 262 pages; $26). “Uncomfortable Scandinavian Furniture You Can't Afford” — and more than 250 such cover stories you won't find elsewhere. Kama Sutra ...


Christina Forrer weaves together pain, humor and anger at Grice Bench
Los Angeles Times
Her charged narratives conflate the epic and the intimate, visual distillation and psychological complexity. They are steeped in pain, humor, anger and grief. cComments. Got something to say? Start the conversation and be the first to comment. Add a ...


The Importance Of Humor In The Toughest Of Times
Huffington Post
"It's important to find humor in the little things -- it's important to find humor in normalcy," said Niles. "It just takes your mind off the seriousness of what's going on. These little distractions I've found to be helpful, not only for me but also ...


Supercentenarian marks 110 years with a sense of humor
Daily Pilot
Sally Mitchell could be forgiven if she forgot that Woodrow Wilson is no longer the president of the United States. Mitchell just crossed the threshold from centenarian to supercentenarian, marking her 110th birthday Tuesday. When she saw her two ...


Laughing Matter: Finding the Roots of Humor in the Brain
Live Science
WASHINGTON — Where does humor come from in the brain? To find out, team of researchers scanned the brains of professional comedians to identify the brain activity involved in telling jokes. Compared to regular people or amateurs, professional ...


George F. Will commentary: It helps to keep one's sense of humor
Columbus Dispatch
Sign up for home delivery of The Columbus Dispatch and find out What's In It for You. Subscribe. Already a subscriber? Enroll in EZPay and get a free gift! Enroll now. Thursday November 27, 2014 5:00 AM. Comments: 0. Before the tryptophan in the turkey ...

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Humor: The good, the bad, and the lesson learned
New England Real Estate Journal Online
When it comes to business, nothing can be more of a double-edged sword more than the use of humor. I have used my sense of humor my whole life and have always tried to find the funny side of things. In my professional life, humor has given me a certain ...


Dailysunnews

Sunnyside women thankful they can share their blessings through humor, music
Dailysunnews
A stint in physical therapy brought together Sunnyside's Cherry Fairbanks and Linda Martin (L-R), who are combining their musical talents and their unique sense of humor to form a two-woman musical team designed to spread joy and spiritual blessings.


Knights Of Columbus Serving Turkeys, Compassion & Humor
WWNY TV 7
It takes eight men to cook up hundreds of free Thanksgiving Day meals for the people in the Ogdensburg community. Their recipe? Humor, math (36 people are served per turkey), and compassion. "This time of the year, people are hurting and a free meal ...

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USA TODAY

Authors find inspiration in humor, Temperance on 'Bones' and Harry Potter
USA TODAY
Humor, particularly situational humor, as in putting a character outside his or her comfort zone. It's a given that all of my books, whether historical, contemporary, time-travel or vampire angel, be funny romances, but I wanted my seven Viking ...

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The Restaurant Chronicles, Part 1

Have you ever heard that saying, "The show must go... Read More

Cloning Advantage Super Families

As the cloning debate of humankind continues we find ourselves... Read More

Setting History Straight

Have you ever heard the name Will Schwenk? Or the... Read More

The Spare Parts Gremlins

Don't you just love getting a little something extra? Sure... Read More

Laughing Toward Truth: Six Tips for Lighthearted Thinkers

Do you believe in the power of your convictions?It's time... Read More

Computers According to Carol

A is for Anti-Virus: she got it from my Uncle.B... Read More

Mexican Spaminator

When we decided to move to Mexico, one of the... Read More

Health Club Regulars ?- Some of the People Youre Likely To Meet at the Gym

One of the great benefits of belonging to a health... Read More

Military Wives

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If Real People Ran the Bank - I (a spoof for the heart)

Banish Loans ForeverIf ordinary, hard-working, people ran the bank... the... Read More

A Lawyers Favorite Lawyer Jokes

Lawyer JokesQ: How does a pregnant woman know she is... Read More

Internet is My True Agent

You know the type -- that doodling type. Every time... Read More

How To Marry A Wealthy Guy

How To Marry A Wealthy Guy(or Girl... Or at least... Read More

Nine Movies That Make You Want To Yell, Stop Saying That

Movie moments are nice things to share with the people... Read More

Got Originality?

There are many ways to be original these days. But... Read More

To See Or Not To See

I went to the eye doctor the other day. I... Read More

[Not So] Outgoing Mail

I am currently perplexed by the concept of outgoing mail.... Read More

The Jokes On You -- Who Should be the Butt of Your Jokes?

This article was prompted by something I heard (second hand)... Read More

Your Stars Part 3

LibraHit TV show 'The X Factor' is back on our... Read More

Marines Dont Take Crap

We... Read More

Freudian Slippage

Saturday morning. I went, in the early morning, to the... Read More

The Work-from-home Fashion Primer

Last week, I reported how writers, stay-at-home parents and online... Read More

Saving SpongeBob Using High Tech

Put Active RFID Satellite Tags in SpongeBobsSpongeBob has been in... Read More

The Zapp Principle

My dad's lab was a mess, but then it was... Read More

3 Surefire Ways To Combat Rising Gas Prices

I have heard the rumblings of many of you in... Read More