Humor

Actress Zelda Williams & father Robin Williams (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Robin Williams’ Children, Ex-Wife Remember Late Actor

Robin 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.

08/13/2014

A wreath is seen at actor/comedian Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Link Between Humor And Grief Raises Awareness Of Depression Following Comedian Robin Williams’ Death

The death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams is bringing attention to the issue of depression and the link between humor and grief.

08/12/2014

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San Francisco Ranked 9th Funniest City In United States

Other Northern California cities also made the top 50 with Oakland at 21st, Sacramento at 23rd, and San Jose at 29th.

04/23/2014

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The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The US

While 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.

04/01/2014

Peyton Manning & Eli Manning (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Wigged Out Eli & Peyton Rapping On New TV Ad

Jay 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…

08/07/2013

US-PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS-TROPHY

‘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…

01/09/2013

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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.

02/01/2012

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Child Siblings Sought For Humorous Research At Stanford

The 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.

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