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Cant Get There From Here

Can't Get There From Here Juneau is the capital of Alaska, but did you know that you cannot drive there from anywhere? You can fly into Juneau or you can take a ferry to Juneau, but you can't actually drive there. There are no roads into Juneau.

Wanted: Treadmill for an Elephant

Maggie, the 22 year-old African elephant, has been a resident of the Alaska Zoo since 1983. The Zoo recently decided that Maggie needs nicer quarters, more attention, and a treadmill.

The Patience of Job

Voltaire said, "God is a comedian playing to an audience afraid to laugh." Translated, if you're a tight ass, there's a two drink minimum to read this article.

Marines Dont Take Crap

We live in a world of widgets. People manufacture, distribute, and sell them.

Military Wives

I feel now is the perfect time to address the conflict service-members face when balancing between what they feel are infringements upon their civil liberties cast down by their president. I have never been one to get involved with inter-service rivalries because I have always felt we must remain, "We band of brothers" and support and defend our own constitutions against all enemies, either foreign wives or domestic.

Discover the Lighter Side of the Internet

We all know the Internet is a great tool for finding out information and sharing knowledge. But as a human sometimes sitting at a computer all day can get quite tedious, especially if it is your job 5 days a week.

The Language of Appalachia

Imagine my surprise when I went to Jamaica a few years ago and learned that I do, indeed, have an accent. You see, unlike my paternal grandmother, I don't stretch the word "cornbread" into four syllables.

Local Author Joins History and Humor To Tell His Stories

Joseph Yakel was born and raised in New York's Capital region, and calls this place home. His travels have taken him far and wide, but it's his hometown surroundings that serve as a backdrop for his writing.

Voodoo Munchies

Looking for a lighthearted and fun way to remove the negative energy of a certain disruptive person from your life, or from your mind, if the person in question has moved on? Consider the cleansing (and giggle-inspiring) effect of Voodoo Munchies. Beginning now, whenever you need to deal with this person or the dirty bathtub ring of negative vibes they left in your head, bake a cake or a cookie (depending on your eating habits and kitchen skills) and decorate it with this person's name and or likeness.

Computers According to Carol

A is for Anti-Virus: she got it from my Uncle.B is for Backup: always look in your rear view mirror first.

Psychiatric Psychiatrist - A Joke on Psychiatry

A few weeks ago I went to see a psychiatrist.We talked about how I was feeling.

How To Get Attention, or: As You Read This, You Feel an Irresistible Urge to Go On Reading!

We all want attention. As children we crave the attention of our parents.

How I Spent my Summer Vacation

One of the best parts of a vacation is the positive outlook you derive from pleasant anticipation. Another benefit is the afterglow, allowing you to feel right with the world.

Dog Poo - And You Thought You Had Problems

In Southern Germany in a town by the name of Bayreuth, the German police are in a quandary. The town's dog poo is under attack.

Funny Things We Dream

I often wonder why I wake up so happy, ready to start the day. When I was younger I'd whack the alarm clock, for the fourth time, grumble out of bed and stomp around with a major sour puss.

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Futurity: Research News

Humor is good for you—if you do it right
Futurity: Research News
Humor isn't always useful or beneficial for reaching our goals, new research suggests. The research breaks people's goals into three broad categories: hedonic goals (maximizing pleasure and minimizing pain),; utilitarian goals (optimizing long-term ...

Accounting Today

IRS outages on Tax Day spark more humor than anger
Accounting Today
While no one was happy about the technical glitches that left critical tax filing systems unavailable for a large part of April 17, the public response leaned more to wry humor than serious outrage. Some were happy for the extra day to file, others saw ...

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In Antony Sher-Led 'King Lear,' Humor Becomes An Instrument Of Tragedy
Playing the titular monarch in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through April 29, the U.K.-based South African Jewish actor Sir Antony Sher gives one of the most jarring performances I have ever seen, as his ...

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Barbara Bush's humor lives on
Barbara Bush's humor lives on. By Jake Kobersky |. Posted: Wed 12:32 AM, Apr 18, 2018. COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - A passionate civil servant, doting wife and loving mother, and always quick with the quip, Barbara Bush's humor helped define her ...
Former first lady Barbara Bush, known for humor and literacy work, dies at 92Chicago Tribune
Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies at 92TIME

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Daily Herald

Harvey Mackay: More insightful humor
Daily Herald
We all need to laugh more, especially around tax time! I received so many positive responses to my column on humorous stories with good business lessons, I decided to do a sequel. It's been my experience that people remember information better when the ...

Washington Post

Chatological Humor update
Washington Post
Chatological Humor update. Apr 17, 2018. You asked for it and you got it. Gene will now be holding weekly mini-chats, where he takes your questions about what's happening in the country -- and anything else you want to discuss. Take today's Trump poll ...

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WFIR News Talk Radio

Humor amid destruction: tornado victim on the throne
WFIR News Talk Radio
The photo of a Lynchburg Police officer who lost his home to the tornado is becoming is no doubt becoming a social media hit in his home area. Sergeant Gary Fink is seen sitting and smiling on one of the few remaining things from his Elon house – a ...

New York Times

Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Disarming Humor in 'Heads of the Colored People'
New York Times
From the opening sentences of the opening story in Nafissa Thompson-Spires's debut collection, “Heads of the Colored People,” we're in a world of humor, provocation and deep reflection about cultural signifiers: “Riley wore blue contact lenses and ...

Heartland humor in a diverse America: The city that inspired 'Roseanne' has changed
Heartland humor in a diverse America: The city that inspired 'Roseanne' has changed. The Trump-infused reboot takes place, as its first version did, in Lanford — a fictional Illinois town based on Elgin, a working-class city west of Chicago. by Adam ...

“Walking Across Egypt” is Full of Southern Heart, Humor, and Charm
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Walking Across Egypt, onstage now at Neuse Little Theatre under the direction of Tony Pender, is a charming story that got its start as a novel. Later, it was adapted into a film of the same name and this stage play, as adapted by Catherine Bush. While ...

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