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  1. science of us
    Most Days I Don’t Speak at AllIs that weird?
  2. science of us
    People Who Can Laugh at Themselves Might Have Better SexA new study suggests that the ability to enjoy being teased corresponds with higher sex and relationship satisfaction.
  3. science of us
    How and Why to Cultivate an Evil LaughIt needs to be helpless, robust, and appropriately timed.
  4. the kavanaugh hearings
    Can’t You Take a Joke?On the laughter Dr. Christine Blasey Ford can’t forget.
  5. Scientists Engineered the Perfect Song to Make Babies LaughWith the help of Imogen Heap.
  6. Laughter Between Friends Has Its Own Unique SoundPeople can tell the difference between a laugh shared among friends and one shared among strangers.
  7. You’re Probably Not Great at Knowing When Laughter Is FakeEven though it sounds dramatically different from the real thing.
  8. Cute Babies Have an Evolutionary Advantage in LifeNot fair.
  9. ambiguity
    Can Ambiguity Explain Why Some People Seem Really Creepy?A pair of researchers suggest creepers sit in that uncertain space that could be harmless – but maybe not.
  10. lol
    Important French Linguists Say STFU With Your LOLsA decree. 
  11. You Totally Laugh at Your Own Jokes, and More Facts About LaughterThe science of the giggles.