Funny Stuff

Colbert Applauds Brazen Lawsuit by Bad Artist
Colbert Applauds Brazen Lawsuit by Bad Artist

Heard the one about the 80-year-old parishioner who “restored” a 19th-century fresco, “Ecce… >>

Teeny Barcodes Tracked Mating Habits of Bees
Teeny Barcodes Tracked Mating Habits of Bees

Scan this: October 7 is the 60th anniversary of the barcode, those ubiquitous sets of black… >>

Eat Your Heart Out, Magnum: Truly Amazing Mustaches
Eat Your Heart Out, Magnum: Truly Amazing Mustaches

Never mind the World Series, how about a championship devoted to the best facial hair? The 2012… >>

Don't Sit On That Water Bed!
Don’t Sit On That Water Bed!

Picture this: It's a rainy day in a long week and everyone is intently plugging away at their… >>

Napolean Wasn't Short! 5 Historical Myths Debunked
Napolean Wasn’t Short! 5 Historical Myths Debunked

This video from the Smithsonian's terrific website blew my mind, and I expect it will blow yours… >>

Uncle John's Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader
9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading

Stuck in the bathroom? Keep one of these fun, fascinating titles on hand. >>

Better Than Reruns: Seinfeld's <i>Comedians in Cars</i>
Better Than Reruns: Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars

If you like the three Cs—coffee, cars, and comedians—Jerry Seinfeld's got the web show for… >>

This Week's Surprising Milestone Event You Probably Don't Know About
This Week’s Surprising Milestone Event You Probably Don’t Know About

What is it, you ask? The most common birthday! Earlier this week, my co-worker Damon and I… >>

Pooches Pose for Doggone Funny Pics
Pooches Pose for Doggone Funny Pics

I have a guinea pig, and it’s arguably the most serious beast I’ve ever laid eyes on. It’s… >>

Presenting: The Best Word Ever
Presenting: The Best Word Ever

Do you have a favorite word? When I asked that question around the office, the answers included… >>

strange international laws, suitcase
13 Funny International Laws You’d Never Know Were Real

You might want to remember these 13 surprising and strange laws next time you're traveling to avoid… >>

13 Funny Jokes for the Holidays
13 Funny Jokes for the Holidays

'Tis the season to celebrate funny Christmas, Hanukkah, and holiday moments. >>

fried oreos
The Greasiest Bites at the State Fair

Everyone knows the food is one of the most outrageous parts of the local county or state… >>

Funny Tumblr: Ridiculous Headlines, Real News
Funny Tumblr: Ridiculous Headlines, Real News

As I read the news every day, I often find myself muttering, "You can't make this stuff up." And… >>

Shaming for Laughs: Who's a Bad Dog?
Shaming for Laughs: Who’s a Bad Dog?

A few months ago, I was struck by a photo I spotted on a news site. A teenage boy was standing… >>

'Honest' NFL Logos Reveal Painful Truth About Your Favorite Team
‘Honest’ NFL Logos Reveal Painful Truth About Your Favorite Team

As the NFL season gets underway, millions of deluded fans struggle once again to convince… >>

Beardo: The Weirdest Product of the Year?
Beardo: The Weirdest Product of the Year?

Part of my job as assistant to Reader's Digest editor-in-chief Liz Vaccariello is to search the… >>

The Best (and Worst) Products from Trader Joe’s
The Best (and Worst) Products from Trader Joe’s

Nathan and Sonia Rodgers love Trader Joe’s, the quirky grocery chain now found in 31 states. (Who… >>

buffalo chicken cupcakes
Cupcake Ideas So Crazy Only a Mad Genius Could Invent Them

Stefani Pollack, the creative cook behind the "fun, experimental" blog The Cupcake Project, thinks… >>

Weird Science: 'Ig Nobel' and Hilarious
Weird Science: ‘Ig Nobel’ and Hilarious

Science is serious stuff. Except when it isn’t. Marc Abrahams and his annual "Ig Nobel Prizes"… >>