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The Army Corp of Engineers Having Issues Fixing Breach


The Army Corp of engineers is having a tough time filling in the breaches in the levees. They have tried to use giant sand bags to drop into the hole.

New Orleans First to Experience Housing Bubble Burst


Are we starting to see the Housing Bubble Burst in the wake of Hurricane Katrina? In New Orleans many homeowner's had their equity literally washed away. They are upside down in negative equity and basically underwater.

A French Teachers Memories: First Day at School


Despite my diplomas that allowed me to teach in state secondary schools, and my requests, I had been appointed to teach to a sixth-grade class. At least, I almost worked in my backyard.

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Women Can Use Humor At Work, But They Should Follow This Advice  Forbes

Now women can't be funny at work? New research suggests that using humor can help men at work, but that it can be harmful for women. Women who used ...


Opinion: Louisville vs. Pitino in March Madness shows NCAA's sense of humor  USA TODAY

Louisville and Chris Mack vs. Richard Pitino and Minnesota in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Subtext abounds, Tim Sullivan writes.


What Makes Flo From Progressive Effective? Lessons For Using Humor In Advertising.  Forbes

The article offers insights into what makes humor in advertising work. Sean McBride or Arnold Worldwide and Professor Marc Weinberger are interviewed.


Breast Cancer Isn't Funny, But Humor Can Heal  Curetoday.com

Breast cancer. What do you think of when you hear or read those words? Do you feel sadness, anger, frustration, fear, worry, dread? Perhaps you felt several of ...


Facebook users unleash mass humor to find woman's boyfriend at Epcot  KTVZ

It was a real-life 'Where's Waldo?' situation. Except, instead of Waldo, it was Regory Turco, and instead of a kid's magazine, Turco's girlfriend was searching for ...


'I go out with a bang' | Lester Smith combines humor and love in writing his obituary  KHOU.com

Longtime Houston philanthropist Lester Smith passed away last week. But he lives on through the words of his obituary, which was masterfully written in his own ...


7 Humor Websites You Should Be Reading :: Comedy :: Lists :: Humor Sites :: Paste  Paste Magazine

It's a great time to be writing and reading online humor. In the years since The Onion went online in 1996, publications like McSweeney's and The New Yorker ...


The return of Andrew Bogut brings his unique sense of humor and mentorship back to the Warriors  The Athletic

Andrew Bogut's old Warriors teammates heartily supported the idea of bringing back the sturdy center with a lively locker-room personality.


Humor: Davis student uses Hydro Flask to fight off angry turkeys  The Aggie

Turkeys gone wild Now I know you read the headline thinking this is some desperate attempt to promote the wildlife here at Davis or a smear.


The Origin Of The Word 'Humor'  Science Friday

This is a part of Science Diction, a series digging into the scientific origin stories behind our words and language. Find all our stories and previous issues here.


Miami Dolphins fans embracing the change and re-build with humor  FanSided

The Miami Dolphins are re-building and their fan base is having a bit of fun with the changes that have been made and are still to come.


Using Humor To Build A High-Performing Workplace  Forbes

Humor can boost creativity, inclusion, and productivity. Tell some jokes, or at least share a Dilbert comic in your next email.


First look: New Apple ad uses humor to push privacy  Axios

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Snatchers review: finding the humor in teen pregnancy and parasitic bug-monsters  The Verge

Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special-event releases. This review comes from the 2019 SXSW ...


Senator Amy Klobuchar presents policy, humor  Muscatine Journal

DAVENPORT — Speaking before a packed Davenport restaurant on Sunday afternoon, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar made her case to be the Democratic ...


Albert Einstein: Humor, happiness and everything in between  Ladders

Albert Einstein happens to a perfect amalgamation of both descriptions; a singular, imaginative oddball dedicated to research and persistence.


'Sweet Potato Queens' Southern humor and Broadway charm right at home at New Stage  Mississippi Today

The cast of “Sweet Potato Queens” includes (front, from left) Turner Crumbley as Daddy, Janine LaManna as Jill Conner Browne, Jolyne Shirley as Mama, and ...


Here's your dose of Irish humor — the corny kind  Arizona Daily Star

The Irish pride themselves on their humor. And rightfully so. Some of the greatest wits were Irish: Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, Brendan Behan, George Bernard ...


'Sense of Humor'  The Japan Times

March 15-June 30 When art director Katsumi Asaba traveled around the world, he found that humor played an important role in his communication with others a.


Exploring the lighter side of Ichiro  MLB.com

No one knows what's next for Ichiro Suzuki following the Mariners' two-game series with the A's in Japan this week. And if Ichiro knows, he's not telling anyone ...


Study suggests humor could be an emotion regulation strategy for depression  PsyPost

Humor can help decrease negative emotional reactions in people vulnerable to depression, according to new research published in the journal Brain and ...


Conti Brings Subversive Puppet Humor To Theatre Festival  KUNM

Women's Focus, 03/16 Noon: British actress and comedian Nina Conti comes to Albuquerque this week for two shows with the Tricklock Revolutions.


Fights give way to humor in long marriages  Futurity: Research News

Disagreements that can mark the early and middle years of marriage mellow with age as conflicts give way to humor and acceptance, according to a new study.


katsumi asaba brings his 'sense of humor' to 21_21 design sight exhibition  Designboom

from now until june 30, 2019, tokyo's 21_21 design sight museum holds an exhibition entitled 'sense of humor' – directed by katsumi asaba.


Getting AIs To Understand Humor May Improve Consumer Experience  WFYI

While Siri and Alexa can tell jokes, they dont know why humans find things funny. But a Purdue University scientist hopes solving that problem will open new ...


Why humor is a powerful tool against depression  Big Think

It's often said that all comedians are depressed, but new research has shown that there is indeed a link between depression and humor; humor helps depressed ...


How to Use Humor to Become Happier and More Successful  Psychology Today

Having a sense of humor should help you be appreciated more positively but new research shows how gender factors into the equation when people tell jokes.


AUDIOBOOKS: Humor to beat the winter blues |  theberkshireedge.com

Since everyone needs a chuckle once in a while, we've put together four humorous books to help you laugh away the winter blues. Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've ...


Minnich: Curb your sense of humor before you offend someone  Carroll County Times

If you enjoy a good belly laugh now and then you'd better get it out of your system. It won't be long before there will be no chuckling tolerated because someone ...


Deep stories and dark humor make up Forward Theater's 2019-20 season  Madison.com

The upcoming season will include two Wisconsin premieres, a regional premiere by the author of “Marjorie Prime,” and a one-man play starring David Daniel.


With Warriors surrounded by turmoil, Kerr turns to humor  NBCSports.com

Warriors coach Steve Kerr spent part of Monday afternoon assessing the state of his team and the internal fires that raged in a loss to the Suns on Sunday.


Some workplace humor can backfire for women, study finds  ABA Journal

Women who use humor in some work-related situations may be perceived as disruptive or distracting, according to a study by researchers at the University of ...


Making Jokes During a Presentation Helps Men But Hurts Women  HBR.org Daily

Most people want to know how they can effectively present ideas and be persuasive at work. A common piece of advice for presentations and winning over ...


Study finds humor is associated with positive outcomes in psychotherapy  PsyPost

The presence of humor during therapy sessions is associated with improved outcomes, according to a new study published in The American Journal of ...


Tony Capobianco wants you to find humor in the little things  Vanyaland

Tony Capobianco has no idea what's going on. Admittedly, he's a self-proclaimed non-expert in most things, but what he does know is that it's important to take a ...


Humor is both a hurdle and a gauge to improve AI, human interaction  Phys.Org

Ask any smart virtual assistant to tell you a joke and the response is, well, lackluster. A flat, robotic voice drones out some simplistic humor. No laughter, no tone ...


Jimmy Carr mines humor from 'the horrors of the world'  UPI News

Comedian Jimmy Carr spoke with UPI about his Netflix special, "The Best of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits."


'Captain Marvel' blasts off with action, humor | Public  Blair Enterprise Publishing

After years in the making, the time has come for the first female-led superhero film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in “Captain Marvel.”


The Importance of Being Earnest: Humor Writing Lodestone  Book Riot

Want to see what humor writing should look like? Re-visit The Importance of Being Earnest.


Priests Find Themselves, and Their Sense of Humor, on Their New LP  Nashville Scene

Huddled around drummer Daniele Daniele's cellphone in a Washington, D.C., practice space, the members of post-punk band Priests say they're thankful I'm ...


Wyoming Outhouse Humor [JOKES]  Kgab

Lets just have some fun with a few Wyoming outhouse jokes.


Columbus Museum of Art showcases Dutch master works of beauty, humor  The Columbus Dispatch

Life in the Age of Rembrandt: Masterpieces from the Dordrecht Museum” — 50 paintings and 40 complementary artifacts — is on view through June 16.


Transportation Officials Use Highway Sign Humor for Safety  U.S. News & World Report

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Transportation is working to encourage drivers to stay safe and to smile.


Appreciation: From typewriter to Twitter, Dan Jenkins combined knowledge, humor in his reporting  Valley News

ORLANDO, Fla. — Dan Jenkins only wanted to be a sports writer, even if that meant turning down the best player he ever saw.Jenkins told the story in 2012 ...


Cowboy comedian brings his down-home humor to Everett  The Daily Herald

Chad Prather describes himself as a conservative who doesn't villainize people with different views.


If Your Partner Doesn't Get Your Sense Of Humor, Here's How To Get Them Laughing  Elite Daily

How important is it to you that you share a similar sense of humor with your partner? For me, it's essential that there be at least a fair amount of crossover, ...


The best way to get to a climate couch potato? Humor.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Editor's note: This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last weekend on Instagram Live, ...


Birth of Shas party recounted with humor, heart in 'The Unorthodox'  The Jewish News of Northern California

It's 1983, and ultra-Orthodox widower Yaakov Cohen is furious that his daughter has been expelled from her exclusive Jerusalem yeshiva because, as the ...


Cut Line: Eddie Pepperell finds humor, while Phil Mickelson finds frustration  Golf Channel

In this week's edition, Eddie Pepperell makes his Cut Line debut thanks to his sharp play at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and even sharper wit, while Phil ...


Joe: Nothing wrong with some self-deprecating humor  MSNBC

After 2020 Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke walked back comments he made about his domestic life, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski have just a ...


How Marketing Can Save The World With Humor, Authenticity & Inspiration  Demand Gen Report

Seventy-one percent of B2B marketers rate their company's overall *content* marketing success as zero to minimal, according to the *Content* Marketing Ins...


Rachel Vellenga | Author uses humor to address serious issues  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

By RACHEL VELLENGA. Reading "Everything's Trash, But It's Okay" by Phoebe Robinson is like having a conversation with your funniest and coolest friend on ...


The Parmelee Post: Lobbyists Urge Lawmakers to Ban Single-Use Planets  Seven Days

Lobbyists from the fossil fuel, chemical and plastic industries have called on local lawmakers to prohibit planets that serve only a single purpose: supporting life...


No kidding! Humor in the workplace backfires for women who get labeled as disruptive when they joke  Daily Mail

Researchers found that women and men who use humor were perceived differently - even when making identical presentations and jokes, according to a new ...


Turnbull remembered for humor, friendship | Free  Emporia Gazette

Longtime Roberts-Blue-Barnett owner Mike Turnbull is being remembered for his generosity, friendship and dedication to the community.


Maine East High School crowns Mr. Demon 2019 in annual, humor-filled pageant  Chicago Tribune

Donning their best beachwear and demonstrating their talents in music, dance and martial arts, eight Maine East High School students vied for the title of Mr.


'What Men Want' Highlights Humor, Diversity  Georgetown University The Hoya

“What Men Want,” the 2019 adaption of the early 2000s Mel Gibson film “What Women Want,” is a sharper, funnier, more inclusive take on the original concept.


Albert Einstein's brilliance, humor and literal connection to Israel  JNS.org

Just in time for his 140th birthday, Hebrew University reveals the *content* of newly acquired manuscripts.


Chatological Humor (Mar. 19)  Washington Post

Gene Weingarten brings you an update to his monthly Chatological Humor live chat.


‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ joins #MeToo movement with humor and heart  San Francisco Chronicle

A man's penis is broken, and he has only himself to blame. Thus began the Thursday, Feb. 28, episode of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” which recently moved to NBC ...


Thomas Rhett on Heaven, Haters, Humor  CMT.com

Thomas Rhett's brand new song “Look What God Gave Her” is not the first time he's looked to his wife Lauren for inspiration. But I do think it's the first time he has ...


Hayes Carll on Harnessing Humor, Dance-Hall Vibe of New Album 'What It Is'  Rolling Stone

For someone so well known for his storytelling, Hayes Carll is a man of few words. Either that or a chronic self-editor: Speaking slowly and carefully, with long, ...


Kathleen Madigan bringing ‘sassy and sharp’ humor to Kirby Center  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

No, paw-paw, no. You're done. You're going home now,” Kathleen Madigan said in a recent comedy routine, illustrating how she would have tried to persuade ...


Natural Language-Focused AI From OpenAI Shows Promise, Creates Stories With Humor  Forbes

An AI research company called OpenAI may have developed the most advanced language-processing algorithm thus far. It is keeping it under wraps due to the ...


Warm up with cold humor  Port Townsend Leader

We've had more snow around here lately than in many years. Stores closed, no mail, etc. But, as my wife keeps pointing out, it's nothing compared to what we ...


Louisville's Gregg Eisenberg highlights humor in the human condition  Boulder Daily Camera

When sitting down with a stand-up philosopher, the boundary lines of conversation quickly expand to encompass a universe of concerns. Particularly if that man ...


The Old Guy: On Jewish humor, intolerance and the homeless  SILive.com

Columnist Gary Moore is a *fresh* voice for the aging among us.


Humor: A definitive take on the best water fountains at UC Davis  The Aggie

As a Davis student, countless factors of student life breach the veil of background noise into coherent, active thought on a daily basis. So, when I say that ...


TV Review: Ricky Gervais uses humor to cope with death in 'After Life'  Colorado Springs Gazette

Cast: Ricky Gervais (“The Office,” “Derek”), David Bradley (“Game of Thrones”), Tony Way (“Edge of Tomorrow”), Tom Basden (“Plebs”), Kerry Godliman ...


Author Emily Regan on motherhood, reality and the humor that binds  Arizona Daily Sun

It was difficult for me to write about Max for a long time,” said Emily Regan of her 5-year-old son.


Movie review: Biopic 'Fighting with My Family' mixes heart, humor...  Duluth News Tribune

If you ever wanted to know about moving up the pro wrestling ranks, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's got you covered. The wrestler-turned-actor produced ...


Longtime DuTrac CEO remembered for service, humor | Tri-state News  telegraphherald.com

For Tom Sarvis, community *service* was no joke. The longtime CEO of DuTrac Community Credit Union also was an active volunteer, serving on multiple boards ...


ASU's election-themed 'Tartuffe' tells an age old story with humor  Montgomery Advertiser

Alabama State University's Department of Theatre presents a modern adaption of Moliere's "Tartuffe” by Robert Caisley at 7 p.m. nightly on March 13-16 ...


Review: Grim Northern Ireland realities in 'Milkman' told with humor  Charleston Post Courier

MILKMAN. By Anna Burns. Graywolf Press. 348 pages. $16.


Doris Kearns Goodwin Opens Festival With Optimism, Humor, Insight  Boca Raton

For presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, who opened the 13th-annual Festival of the Arts Boca last night at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, her return ...


From his service to his humor to his family, Jimmy Hart was a picture of early Boise  Idaho Statesman

The saloon owner and volunteer firefighter constantly kept people abreast of his goings-on with items in the Statesman.


Humor: Little Caesar's celebrates Ides of March with collectible knives stabbed into every pizza  The Aggie

What's better than getting a large pepperoni pizza to celebrate the brutal murder of history's favorite dictator? Getting a free knife as well! That's right, the brains ...


Roger Clemens entertains enthusiastic eastern Maine audience with humorous baseball stories — Boston Red Sox — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

When he was on the mound, Roger Clemens always had his game face on. The former major league pitcher, an 11-time All-Star and a seven-time Cy Young ...


Warriors’ Klay Thompson, Kevon Looney point to Andrew Bogut’s ‘a**hole sense of humor’ as biggest off-court bonus  ClutchPoints

Golden State Warriors teammates Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney explained what Andrew Bogut brings to the table.


Humor Heals  Curetoday.com

By joking about her cancer diagnosis, one survivor hopes to raise awareness and help people find laughter.


Travels with Charlie: Cheap attempt at humor about Alamo not appreciated  Reading Eagle

Call me a stodgy stick-in-the-mud curmudgeon. I can take it. What I can't take is the mockery of history. When I am not writing travel stories, I am.


Vaudeville, Percussion and Humor with 'Things That Go Ding!''  Shepherd Express

Skylight's Michael “Ding” Lorenz offers a light-hearted performance with percussions in Things that Go Ding!


Humor, sweetness empower ‘Captain Marvel,’ a fun ’90s superhero throwback  Chicago Sun-Times

Brie Larson, as the Captain, and Samuel L. Jackson, as young Nick Fury, share great chemistry in an origins story with heart.


UW alum's comedy documentary searches for humor in world's most dangerous places  The Badger Herald

University of Wisconsin alum Aaron Ohlmann recently produced a new original documentary Netflix series, “Larry Charles' Dangerous World of Comedy.


Beto O’Rourke Rocked by Scandal as High-School Mixtape Appears to Include REO Speedwagon  The New Yorker

Andy Borowitz jokes that the discovery of a high-school-era mixtape featuring a song by the band REO Speedwagon poses a threat to the Presidential ...


Steve Kerr Resorts to Humor to Control Damage With Warriors in Turmoil  NBC Bay Area

With players unavailable, Warriors coach Steve Kerr spent part of Monday afternoon assessing the state of his team and the internal fires that raged in a loss to ...


An Over the Top Blood Fest: Reflecting on the Violence and Humor of the Cult Wii Game 'MadWorld'  Bloody Disgusting

During its time the Nintendo Wii was an incredible console that grew to include a vast library of terrific games. While the Wii was home to loads of family.


'Called to Laugh,' new book coauthored by St. George cartoonist, explores humor in LDS missionary life  St George News

ST. GEORGE — A soon-to-be released humorous book about Latter-day Saint missionary life features dozens of cartoons written and drawn by St. George ...


Do Germans have a sense of humor?  GermanyinUSA

You might have heard the stereotype: Germans have no sense of humor. A 2007 survey of 30,000 people ranked Germany as the country with the worst sense of ...


UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor over Brexit  GazetteNET

LONDON — It's said that history often repeats itself — the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. Many Britons feel they are living through both at the same ...


Presidential campaign humor to help you through a gray Monday  The Progressive Pulse

[Editor's note: Bestselling author and columnist Celia Rivenbark (that's her at left) has been kind enough to make her regular column available to NC Policy ...


Jokes on You: Trevor Noah Trolls Oscars Audience With Xhosa Humor  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Talk about an inside joke. When comedian and “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah went on stage at the Oscars to introduce best picture nominee “Black Panther,” ...


Hybrid dance performance to subvert 'stuckness' with humor, self-reflection  Daily Bruin

Pearl Marill will break out a life-size puppet of herself on stage as a symbol of self-reflection. Marill, an artist well-acquainted with San Francisco's performance ...


WATCH: Kerber shows humor in golf cart interview  Baseline

Angelique Kerber is known for a lot of things, like winning three Slams, her German accent and her grinding lefty baseliner game style. In a fun interview while ...


Worcester Recovers comedy show brings healing power of humor  Worcester Telegram

WORCESTER - Addiction isn't funny. But two Worcester-area brothers have found that laughter can be good medicine for recovery. On March 21, Worcester's ...


Pikes Pick: Ricky Gervais tackles death and grief with humor  Colorado Springs Gazette

Death is a touchy topic, yet it's one Ricky Gervais doesn't avoid. The British comedian has dabbled in the topic in two films. In his upcoming Netflix series, “After ...


Teacher uses humor to “trick” students into learning  WREX-TV

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Brian Maier is a history, economics, and business law teacher at Guilford High School. He uses his wit and humor to capture students ...


Billboard Lampooning Hezbollah Leader Shows Israeli Humor at Its Best  Newsmax

One of the coping mechanisms that Israelis use to deal with the constant threat presented to them by their enemies is humor.


Irish humor paired with Irish dishes for TheatreNOW show  WECT

A dark comedy about a small Irish town that finds itself in the Hollywood spotlight lands on stage in Wilmington.


Humor: New vegan moms are convinced their own organic breast milk is toxic for their newborns  The Aggie

Vegans are at it again This new age vegan religion never ceases to amaze me. From trying to disguise cauliflower as chicken wings to creating.


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