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The Real Reasons We Laugh

My two-year-old basically lives to make people laugh. If something he does makes you giggle, he does it over and over, laughing harder and harder every time. It's like your laughter infects him, and…

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Your Mercury Retrograde Survival Guide

Twenty years ago, if you said the words “Mercury Retrograde” out loud, most people would look at you funny (and not necessarily with humor), and say, “what?” I really don’t know much about astrolog…

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How Sarcasm Makes You Smarter

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."  - Oscar Wilde As a lifelong sarcasm practitioner, I was happy to see the Sarcasm Society designated October as National Sarcastic …

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My Fight With Anxiety & How I Cope

Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists. ~ Eckhart Tolle I’m constantly berating reminding myself to walk downstream. But (damn it!) anxiety keeps turning me around. …

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America’s Funniest City Is…

Need a laugh? Head to Chicago. A new study finds the Windy City is also the funniest one in the US, according to the Chicago Tribune. "We found humor often has a local flavor," the lead researcher say…

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Giant Salad Towers Inspired by Pizza Hut Buffet

If you're at an all-you-can-eat buffet, you know there is little sense in piling your plate up with salad, potatoes, and breadsticks. Instead, it's easier to make multiple trips between your table and…

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8 Ways to be Cool & Happy Despite a Heat Wave

Green Divas are keeping cool and having fun in the Toyota MPG Challenge* I'm not sure what the temperature is where you are, but here in New Jersey we are experiencing a string of seriously ste…

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9 Food Concoctions You Can’t (and Wouldn’t Want To) Top

Given the chance, most children will experiment a bit with food. I am not talking about trying eggplant or sampling the Camembert. I am speaking more about mixing up strange combinations of food to th…

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Choose Humor, Not Drama

The previous Inspirational Luminaries on this site are a tough act to follow. They have clearly already covered the spiritual essentials, so what could I possibly offer that would be new or differ…

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Is a Banana Slicer Really Necessary?

A few years ago someone sent me a recipe for boiled salted water. The recipe, on the popular recipe archive Epicurious.com, was, as expected, undoubtedly simple. It went something like this, “When sal…

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