Laughs & Humor

This Man Invented Cat Memes in 1906
This Man Invented Cat Memes in 1906

Photographer Harry Whittier Frees (1879-1953) dressed up live cats, dogs, and piglets in tiny… >>

My Back Story: A Humorous Look at Muscle and Marriage
My Back Story: A Humorous Look at Muscle and Marriage

A professor pushes the limits of "in sickness and in health." >>

Top 10 Candidates for David Letterman's Desk Job
Top 10 Candidates for David Letterman’s Desk Job

After 30 years, Letterman's planning to go to bed early once he retires in 2015. Who should pick up… >>

Funny Military Code Names That America Seriously Used
Funny Military Code Names That America Seriously Used

To a civilian’s ear, these real military code names are hard to crack. But we tried anyway. >>

Contest Winners: 5 Young Cartoonists to Watch For
Contest Winners: 5 Young Cartoonists to Watch For

We asked artists between 14 and 23 years old to pitch us their best cartoons, and of all the… >>

4 Funny Texts Through the Ages
4 Funny Texts Through the Ages

Illustrator Terry Colon imagines funny texts from Moses, Paul Revere, Caesar, and others in these… >>

Surviving Whole Foods
Surviving Whole Foods

Comedian Kelly MacLean declares war on the grocery giant. >>

11 Funny Signs That are Clearly Messing With You
11 Funny Signs That are Clearly Messing With You

The only thing worse than an unhelpful sign is an unhelpful sign with attitude. >>

The Best Life Advice Comes From the Muppets
The Best Life Advice Comes From the Muppets

It's not easy being green—but these wise words on life, love, and happiness will get you through… >>

Seth MacFarlane Confesses:
Seth MacFarlane Confesses: “I Regret I Never Got to Meet Carl Sagan”

When I was a kid, astronomer Carl Sagan meant the sun, the moon, and the stars to me. >>

Most Quotable Oscar Quotes From the Past 20 Years
Most Quotable Oscar Quotes From the Past 20 Years

At the Academy Awards, sometimes the best (and funniest) lines didn't appear in the films. >>

5 Funny Words You Use That Were Made Up by Presidents
5 Funny Words You Use That Were Made Up by Presidents

Turns out our leaders have quite the lexicons. Find out which presidents’ choice words have stuck… >>

Well, This Is Awkward...
Well, This Is Awkward…

Cartoonist Jessica Hagy presents a comprehensive guide to awkward moments. >>

Funny: These 7 Dumb Criminals Basically Arrested Themselves
Funny: These 7 Dumb Criminals Basically Arrested Themselves

"And I've got the right to remain silent!" >>

8 Classic Movie Rivalries in a Single Cartoon
8 Classic Movie Rivalries in a Single Cartoon

Great Showdowns: The Return features iconic confrontations of cinema, as captured by illustrator… >>

Which Country Was Basically Founded by Teenagers?
Which Country Was Basically Founded by Teenagers?

Don’t let the powdered wigs fool you. When the Declaration of Independence was signed, America's… >>

Wil Wheaton: Why It's Great to Be a Nerd
Wil Wheaton: Why It’s Great to Be a Nerd

An expectant mother at a comics convention asked a Star Trek actor to tell her unborn daughter why… >>

A Funny Look at America, Using LEGO Minifigs
A Funny Look at America, Using LEGO Minifigs

In his book 50 States of Lego, photographer Jeff Friesen takes a comical yet artful look at the… >>