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Latest Humour Stories

benign violation
2015-03-05 08:33:29

We’re back and ready to continue our conversation about the science of humor. Hopefully our last few funny forays tickled your fancy, and we have another: Benign Violation Theory.

laugh
2015-03-03 07:56:43

Humor is a huge topic and there are many questions to tackle. Last week we looked at why jerks laugh at things they see as inadequate. The kindhearted writers at redOrbit would never make poke fun at anyone or anything, and we certainly wouldn't make it into a series.

laugh
2015-02-17 08:50:56

Humor is something we adore at redOrbit. Science is, too. So we thought, "Is there science to humor?" And wrote a series about it. This is part one.

2014-12-16 23:11:27

Dr Murray Grossan presents three sure-fire ways to cut illness in offices and the workplace – smiling, humor and humming. Mission Hills, Ca (PRWEB) December

Does Growing Older Cause Your Sense Of Humor To Change?
2014-10-03 08:18:47

If you’re watching a TV sitcom and find that you’re the only one in the room laughing at the jokes, it may be because you’re the only one young enough (or old enough) to appreciate the humor.

2013-12-13 09:34:16

Laughter may not be the best medicine after all and can even be harmful to some patients.

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

2013-06-27 23:29:55

There is evidence that a woman’s good sense of humor can benefit her career.

2013-05-20 23:25:31

Good news! Laughter is not only fun, but many studies have shown that it's also healthy.

Baby Laughter Project: Interview With Dr. Caspar Addyman
2012-11-13 15:38:29

Dr. Caspar Addyman recently talked with redOrbit about the Baby Laughter Project and what his team hopes it will teach them about the cognitive development of infants.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.