Laughs & Humor

24 of the Funniest Town Names in America
24 of the Funniest Town Names in America

We sent our humor editor, Andy Simmons, on a cross-country trip. His report: >>

6 Compelling Reasons Why Gary Busey Should Be the Next Pope
6 Compelling Reasons Why Gary Busey Should Be the Next Pope

In focusing exclusively on established cardinals, Vatican judges have ignored the obvious… >>

5 Laughable Memos from Real Hollywood Honchos
5 Laughable Memos from Real Hollywood Honchos

Hollywood is famous for making things up. But these memos from studio and network executives, as… >>

6 Ways Goats Are Having The Best Week Ever
6 Ways Goats Are Having The Best Week Ever

They came, they saw, they yelled and they conquered. Here, how the unemployment rate just… >>

13 Overly Honest Methods Researchers Admit They Use
13 Overly Honest Methods Researchers Admit They Use

When you think of scientists, isn’t the first image that comes to mind Dr. Victor Frankenstein… >>

3 Funny Recipes that are I.B.M.-Mmm-Mmm Good
3 Funny Recipes that are I.B.M.-Mmm-Mmm Good

Is there anything Watson can’t do? IBM’s super computer, the one that beat Ken Jennings on… >>

13 Things a Stand-Up Comedian Won't Tell You
13 Things a Stand-Up Comedian Won’t Tell You

We’ll do almost anything to get onstage. Find out what other secrets our profession holds. >>

10 of the Goofiest Facebook Groups
10 of the Goofiest Facebook Groups

No thought is too random, no grievance too petty, to keep people from organizing a group. >>

9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading
9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading

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

5 Hilarious Party Games Using... Toilet Paper?
5 Hilarious Party Games Using… Toilet Paper?

Who knew toilet paper was such a popular party accessory? These five silly, hands-on toilet paper… >>

It's Official: 4 Jokes Research Proved to Be Funny
It’s Official: 4 Jokes Research Proved to Be Funny

What's the funniest of them all? Here are four jokes that research, experts, and funny people… >>

Check Your Brain: What's Normal, What's Not?
Check Your Brain: What’s Normal, What’s Not?

Here's how to tell if your healthy brain's forgetfulness is fine ... or kind of funny. >>

Editor's Note: Now That's Funny!
Editor’s Note: Now That’s Funny!

Reader's Digest Editor-in-Chief, Liz Vaccariello, shares her all-time favorite joke and gives you… >>

11 Outrageous Folk Remedies to Avoid
11 Outrageous Folk Remedies to Avoid

Rattlesnakes cure rheumatism! Corpses cure boils! Earwax cures cold sores! And people really… >>

7 Weirdest Ice Cream Flavors
7 Weirdest Ice Cream Flavors

Creative geniuses across the country keep inventing odd ice cream flavor combinations to tempt (or… >>

Short Jokes About the Olympics
Short Jokes About the Olympics

If they gave medals for mirth, these funny jokes and gags would win the gold by a mile. >>

Classic Diner Talk We Dare You to Use
Classic Diner Talk We Dare You to Use

You too can speak waiter, using funny lingo for short-order dishes. We rounded up the ones that… >>

10 Ways Hotels Use Promo Photos to Fake You Out
10 Ways Hotels Use Promo Photos to Fake You Out

It's amazing what a little cropping, staging, and retouching can do to make these hotel photos look… >>

Overreaction Nation
Overreaction Nation

We combed the headlines and found these funny stories that prove once and for all that nothing is… >>

4 Unusual Useful Inventions
4 Unusual Useful Inventions

Chindogu is Japanese for weird tool. Though (almost) completely ineffectual, the beauty of these… >>