August 5, 2015

Laughter really is contagious and may prove that positive emotions are more contagious than negative according to this week's edition of The Laughing News, the online newspaper dedicated to laughter. A new study suggests that positive emotions may also be more contagio...

July 7, 2015

The new edition of The Laughing News looks at the controversial question of whether animals laugh. The conventional view, since Aristotle, is that humans are the only creatures who do.  In fact the ancient Greeks believed what separated man from  the animals is the abi...

The Laughing News, the world's only newspaper devoted to laughter, focusses on genetic propensity to laugh in this week's edition. Whether you laugh quick and loud may be genetic. 

The researchers in a new study demonstrated that people with a certain genetic variant sm...

April 17, 2015

Laughologist Albert Nerenberg, will be speaking at Canada's TED conference, IdeaCity in June. 
The conference whicih brings together scientists, thinkers and performers, is famous for provocatve speeches, wild parties and lively demonstrations. 



 Nerenberg, who s...

April 14, 2015

Don't Despair. It's The Laughing News for April 13th 2015.


Headlines: How to Cultivate Happiness When You Don't Feel Like it
Why Happiness Improves Your Health
Why Laughter is a Social Lubricant As Much As Alcohol
British Hospital Applies Laughter To Cut Down on Staff...

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