Laughs & Humor

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… >>

Should Kids Have Cell Phones?
Should Kids Have Cell Phones?

In a rant, Louis CK said smartphones are ruining people’s abilities to experience their own… >>

7 Cats With Better Jobs Than You
7 Cats With Better Jobs Than You

A brief look at the myriad meowfices held by felines throughout history. >>

How to Write a TV Show: Secrets from <i>Seinfeld</i>
How to Write a TV Show: Secrets from Seinfeld

The man who gave the world "yada, yada, yada" and "shrinkage" gives you an inside look at writing… >>

How to Rock a Weird Beard and Other Funny Facial Hair Styles
How to Rock a Weird Beard and Other Funny Facial Hair Styles

Photographer Greg Anderson captured this first-rate facial fur at the 2013 National Beard and… >>

What If Mozart Was Your Life Coach?
What If Mozart Was Your Life Coach?

Born on January 27, 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a child prodigy who later became a cultural… >>

Funny: What's the Best Seat at the Thanksgiving Table?
Funny: What’s the Best Seat at the Thanksgiving Table?

Seating arrangements can be tricky but the choice chair depends on the table shape. Game on! >>

The Worst (But Funniest) Way to Kill a Spider
The Worst (But Funniest) Way to Kill a Spider

The real Spider-Man is on the job. (Photo from gawker.com) In our household, my wife’s job is… >>

The Science of the Slinky
The Science of the Slinky

I'll be the first to admit I did poorly in high school physics. But regardless of my utter lack of… >>

The Scaredy-Pants Handbook
The Scaredy-Pants Handbook

Are you one of those people who, as you walk along a city street, stare toward the skies convinced… >>

The Funniest Fight Ever
The Funniest Fight Ever

Some guy was on his cell leaving a voicemail for his boss when he noticed a traffic accident. The… >>

The Coolest Websites of 2012 (So Far)
The Coolest Websites of 2012 (So Far)

I know what you're thinking: already? But really, why wait? Take the destroy-after-reading site… >>

The 9 Types of People You'll Meet on Halloween
The 9 Types of People You’ll Meet on Halloween

That's my Halloween costume. I'm going as a dog going as Superman. Are you going to a Halloween… >>

The 50 Worst Words in Fifty Shades of Grey
The 50 Worst Words in Fifty Shades of Grey

There’s been no shortage of media coverage of this erotica-lite trilogy, and frankly, it’s… >>

TGIF: Super-Cute Videos to Start Your Weekend
TGIF: Super-Cute Videos to Start Your Weekend

Since some things need very little introduction, I shall not stand on ceremony. Here, videos that… >>

Take that, Instagram!
Take that, Instagram!

In a series called Pencil Vs. Camera, Artist Ben Heine seamlessly combines sketches and photography… >>

Stuffed Deer Heads and OCD: Ellen's 8 Best Gags
Stuffed Deer Heads and OCD: Ellen’s 8 Best Gags

Just call me Ellen Degeneres-Twain. (photo from Facebook) On October 29, The Kennedy Center will… >>