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2011-02-02 07:40:00

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.

2011-01-16 00:23:17

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.

2010-11-11 14:57:00

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.

2010-08-24 17:18:38

Laughter can play key roles in group communication and group dynamics – even when there’s nothing funny going on.

2010-08-10 13:04:45

What makes something funny? Philosophers have been tossing that question around since Plato.

2010-08-03 21:03:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Laugh, Cry, Eat Some Pie, Deanna Davis's third book, is available at booksellers today.

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2010-06-04 10:20:00

A sense of humor helps to keep people healthy and increases their chances of reaching retirement age.

2010-04-09 10:39:00

PARAMUS, N.J., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Monitor Network, the leading multimedia provider of health education, is encouraging iPad users to "shake it" and to "Laugh Out Loud for Health" ("LOL"), with a novel iPad application available free of charge from the iTunes store.

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2010-04-01 06:15:00

This April Fools' Day, regardless of whether you're the one playing the prank or the victim of someone else's shenanigans, odds are you'll be laughing--and to Baltimore based neuroscientist Robert Provine, that's serious business.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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