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2014-01-22 23:22:43

The Totally Unauthorized Obamacare Joke Book(tm) contains over 225 timely jokes, Top 10 lists, puns, mock news releases, poems and other humorous items. Vancouver, Washington (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 IT Press, today announced the launch of "The Totally Unauthorized Obamacare Joke Book(tm)" - the first book-length collection of humorous and satirical material about Obamacare, President Obama, and others caught up in what may be one of the biggest public policy disasters in...

2013-12-13 09:34:16

Food for thought: Laughter and MIRTH (methodical investigation of risibility, therapeutic and harmful): Narrative synthesis Laughter may not be the best medicine after all and can even be harmful to some patients, suggests the authors of a paper published in the Christmas edition of The BMJ. Researchers from Birmingham and Oxford, in the UK, reviewed the reported benefits and harms of laughter. They used data published between 1946 and 2013. They concluded that laughter is a serious...

2013-10-09 12:22:28

The greater the empathy skills of children, the easier it is for them to recognize sarcasm, according to a new study in the open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology. For children, sarcastic language can be difficult to understand. They generally begin to recognize sarcasm between ages 6 and 8, especially familiar sarcastic praise such as "Thanks a lot!" and "Nice going!" But some children take much longer to begin to understand sarcasm, with detection improving even through adolescence....

2013-08-15 23:26:56

This is one of several projects that add light years to life by promoting the positive power of laughter and humor. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Psychologist Steve Wilson announced a grant from the Laughter Arts & Sciences Foundation, 501.c.3, (LASF) in support of the “1,000 Red Noses Project”. According to the Project Director, Debra Joy Hart, a nurse, educator, and laughter therapist, who took the project to Peru in 2011, the next stop will be Komatsu, Japan, October...

2013-06-27 23:29:55

There is evidence that a woman’s good sense of humor can benefit her career. When 200 executives were asked to name the qualities that kept women from succeeding, lack of a sense of humor was near the top of the list. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Humor-wise, author, humorist, and feminist, Dr. Gina Barreca, sees the world changing for women at work. "Humor from women," she says, "is not only increasingly acceptable both individually and in a professional setting:...

2013-05-21 08:24:19

CANNES, France, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dita Von Teese takes the stage of her famous burlesque show in Cannes wearing AVAKIAN Haute Joaillerie earrings set with Marquise Ruby, Diamond and Pearl during the 66th Cannes Film Festival on May 20th, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130521/614007-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130521/614007-b ) For any press inquiries please contact rp@avakian.com...

2013-05-20 23:25:31

Good news! Laughter is not only fun, but many studies have shown that it's also healthy. Everything goes better with humor and you definitely don´t have to be able to tell jokes. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Can you tell a joke well? Do people roll their eyes when you start to tell a joke? Would you like to be funnier as a speaker, teacher, presenter of any kind? Do you sometimes feel like your funny bone is missing? Can't think of a snappy comeback when someone hits you with a...

2013-04-13 23:03:35

Foolproof ways to make kids laugh and a laundry list of Mom approved jokes for kids has been published on Kids Activities Blog. The ideas are endless and will ensure memorable silly time with the whole family. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 One of the best things about being a parent is making the kids laugh. Kids Activities Blog has released some foolproof ways to turn up the laughter meter with jokes for kids. Some ways to start the giggle games are with a good old tickle fight....

2013-03-05 08:26:33

S. Redman White's new novel uses a headless, homicidal dancing giant to hilariously skewer the entertainment industry and America's obsession with celebrity DALLAS, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Forget the Mayan calendar, global warming, and Russian meteors. The surest sign that the end is near may be the release of the scathingly adult satire, "CLUMP - An American Splatire" by S. Redman White, the author best known for Barney the Dinosaur(TM), hugs, and "I love you." The novel is...

2013-03-02 23:02:07

35 jokes for kids, a list of jokes for preschoolers, and silly pranks for kids have been released on Kids Activities Blog. All jokes and pranks are Mom approved and, of course, kid tested. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Over 35 jokes for kids, and counting, have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Moms are replying in numbers about their kid's favorite jokes. A list of jokes for preschoolers and silly pranks for kids that are funny for kids and parents have also been released. The...