Studies have suggested that laughing can help improve mood and strengthen abdominal muscles, and researchers now believe that a good chuckle may even be powerful enough to replace pharmaceuticals meant to reduce agitation in dementia patients.
According to the Los Angeles Times, law enforcement officials in California are searching for a Cal State San Bernardino professor who allegedly led a double life as a drug peddler and motorcycle gang leader.
In the winter of 1813, the war with the British was not going well for the Americans. An alliance of British troops and Indians, led by the Shawnee warrior Tecumseh, had soundly defeated poorly led and inadequately trained Americans at every turn. British warships patrolled Lake Erie and harassed American interests in Pennsylvania and the Ohio Territory.
To turn the tide of the war, President James Madison appointed William Henry Harrison as Commander-in-Chief of the Northwest Army and Oliver Hazard Perry to deal with the British naval presence on Lake Erie.
Frequent video game players, or "gamers," may have been satisfied to hear about past studies which suggested that regularly sitting down to engage in marathon sessions in front of an Xbox or Playstation can enhance an individual's mental capacity.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has nearly depleted the resources of its Disaster Relief Fund, and Congress is currently in a battle over how its coffers should be refilled, The Washington Post reports.
Ron Paul is using a history in Texas politics to take a swing at Governor Rick Perry as they both vie for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination.
Who will edit the books listed on New Jersey’s Monroe Township school district’s required reading list? The school district had on its required reading list novels depicting graphic sexual scenes including homosexual orgies.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) — An advocacy group said Wednesday it confirmed the burial of human remains in the restive Sudanese state of South Kordofan. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announced a two-week cease-fire in South Kordofan to allow time for the observation of suspected South Sudanese rebels. Conflict in the border state erupted as South […]