Latest Laughter Stories
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April Fools' Day, Cindy Gendrich's Wake Forest University students may have an advantage when planning practical jokes. In the theater professor's first-year seminar, "Why Do People Laugh?" they have serious discussions about what causes giggles and guffaws. Practical jokes are not a guaranteed way to generate laughter, Gendrich said.
Want to keep your boss happy? Smile at your customers.
CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's like "Candid Camera" in a book.
COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Laffy Laffalot, with its bright orange body, big engaging eyes and smile, features 20 pre-programmed buttons with hilarious belly laughs, silly giggles, snorts and more.
January 24 is Global Belly Laugh Day. Celebrate the great gift of laughter. On January 24 at 1:24 p.m. (local time) smile, throw your arms in the air and laugh out loud.
Georgia State University research presented at 2nd Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most scientific research on laughter is based on recordings of people pretending to laugh.
LAS VEGAS, Sept.
Laughter can play key roles in group communication and group dynamics â€“ even when thereâ€™s nothing funny going on.
What makes something funny? Philosophers have been tossing that question around since Plato.
SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Laugh, Cry, Eat Some Pie, Deanna Davis's third book, is available at booksellers today.
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