'Daily Show' Faces Backlash For Abortion Ruling TweetThe tweet struck a celebratory tone about the ruling followed by a suggestion to get women in Texas pregnant. Some users supported the tweet's attempt at humor, but many suggested it was in bad taste...
Piedmont High School Bird Calling Contest Turns 50; Top Finishers To Appear On Letterman ShowThe Piedmont High School Bird Calling contest, originally organized by science teacher Leonard J. Waxdeck, celebrated its 50th anniversary Friday night.
Robin Williams’ Children, Ex-Wife Remember Late ActorRobin Williams' three children — Zak, Zelda and Cody Williams — and Williams' former wife Marsha Garces Williams, who is Zelda and Cody's mother, released statements Tuesday about the actor's death.
Link Between Humor And Grief Raises Awareness Of Depression Following Comedian Robin Williams' DeathThe death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams is bringing attention to the issue of depression and the link between humor and grief.
San Francisco Ranked 9th Funniest City In United StatesOther Northern California cities also made the top 50 with Oakland at 21st, Sacramento at 23rd, and San Jose at 29th.
The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The USWhile traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.
Wigged Out Eli & Peyton Rapping On New TV AdJay Z and 50 Cent had better watch out. The rap world has a couple of wigged-out new stars - E-Z and $17.5-Mil...
'Hunger Games' Victorious With Five People's Choice Awards"The Hunger Games" devoured the competition at the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday, emerging the top victor with five trophies...
HealthWatch: Stanford Study Shows How Humor Activates Child’s Brain For the very first time, Stanford researchers have begun to understand specifically how humor activates different areas in a child’s brain.
Child Siblings Sought For Humorous Research At StanfordThe Stanford University School of Medicine and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto are seeking children to volunteer for a study about how the brain changes as a sense of humor develops, the organizations said in a joint statement.