Researchers have found that about 50% of one's happiness depends on
one's genes. This is shown by studying identical twins and learning
that their happiness is 50% correlated even when growing up in
different houses. About 10% to 15% is a result of various
measurable variables, such as socioeconomic status, marital status,
health, income, and others. The remaining 40% results from actions
that individuals deliberately engage in for the purpose of becoming
happier. However, these actions may vary between persons. For
example, extroverts may benefit from placing themselves in situations
involving large amounts of human interaction. Also, exercise has been
shown to increase one's level of well-being significantly. In
particular martial arts have been proven to both boost ones happiness
via the benefits of physical exercise and improve a subject's
A great site about being happy. Here, it's all about your Happiness! Maybe you're quite happy
already, maybe just once in a while. Perhaps you're not happy at all,
or depressed to various degrees. But no matter where's your starting
point today, you can be perfectly happy! Interesting book on getting happier. First two
chapters are free to read online. http://www.the-happy-side.com/jsp/x1-1.jsp
Articles about being happy
Here are a bunch of great political parody sites, some with very funny
The Borowitz Report
Betty Bowers: America's Best Christian
Get Your War On
The Illustrated Daily
The Specious Report
Enjoy the Draft
Pleasure Boat Captains For Truth
Rowboat Veterans For Truth
Internet Weekly Report
MadKane's Political Humor
All Hat No Cattle
Billionaires For Bush
George W Bush.org
Too Stupid To Be President.com
(Some GREAT animation!)
Mark Fiore's animated political cartoons. Finally, the endless hours sitting in
front of the T.V. watching cartoons and eating Cheerios have begun to pay off
Take a break and play on the Etch-a-Sketch!
This comic strip takes a look at an African family as they struggle to cope with
demands of life with a light touch.
Where you spend less time searching and more time laughing.
Almost All in
1/2 illustration and 1/2 commentary. The illustrations are done with a neat tool
called the Wacom digitizer which allows one to draw on screen. The image has a
different appearance than a scanned printout.
Free thought has a price. Funny prank letters and "angry" record
Funny, Crazy, Cool T-Shirts - From parody to rude, to downright offensive. At
urbanmist.com we have the humor, weird, novelty T-shirt you've been looking for
that will get people talking.
Features topical humor with Harold and his friends.
Some of the most exciting optical illusions, flash and games!
Outrageous & totally stupid cartoons designed for the foolish amongst us
complete with handpicked webmaster resources with none of that smelly stuff left
behind in a field previously occupied by bulls! Read & play games!
Could Have Happened
Give me a sock with a brick in it and I can change the world... One idiot at a
time! Based on events in my everyday life that could have happened a certain
way, but didn't. Usually for the best.
A freebie site that keeps itself up-to-date!
A network of Comedy Rooms in NYC and Philly. Written up in Comedy Central's
newsletter, the site features comics like Marc Maron and Sarah Silverman, and
has the most comprehensive list of Comedy Clubs on the web.
Funny Sites when UR Bored!
An online humor magazine. Contrary to popular belief, Scrambled is not a
'70s-style greasy spoon.
Say It Ainít So
Edgy and often political material centered around the world of sports.
F.L.Jerry Magic & Prank
FLJerry.com is the ultimate source of magic and gag novelty items on the net.
For both the amateur as well as professional magician or prankster. Quality
Products at an Affordable Price!
Humor of Melvin Durai
Humor columns of Melvin Durai, a U.S.-based, India-born humorist whose weekly
columns entertain thousands of readers in more than 90 countries.
By Peter S. Conrad, an artist, writer and illustrator in Northern California.
His comics appear in numerous anthologies, a few newspapers and movie screens in
An online comic magazine featuring humourous comics, short reviews and other
Neil Leiberman teaches the basics of Stand-Up Comedy.
Because all the good names were taken.
Links to lots of great sites!
Favorite zingers from late-nite TV collected in one place.
One of King Features' team of women cartoonists.
Very fine cartoonist!
Read Lord Bonkers' Diary... funny and enlightening!
Ask Uncle Ralph
The "Dear Abby" of the Trailer Trash community.
What it means to be a man in the 21st century.
New information and entertainment -- Lots of great links!
Lots of funny site links, with banners and ratings.
One picture is worth a thousand words.
Comic strips, humorous stories and editorials.
A playful path to happiness.
San Francisco Mime Troupe
"Mime" in the ancient sense: to mimic. SFMT shows are anything but
silent, using song and satire, seeking to make you laugh at the absurdities of
contemporary life and at the same time, see their causes. Their hilarious yet
insightful shows cover the burning issues of our time, generally debunking the
"official" story. The troupe performs everywhere from public parks to
palaces of culture, aiming to reach the broadest possible audience.
This site is too funny... viewer discretion is advised!
Humor & politics... right up our alley!
Gloom and doom with a sense of humor. Impossible, you say? Nah. Visit Grist
Magazine, a beacon in the smog.
Hair of the Dawg
An online magazine featuring comics, articles and animation.
Editorial and panel cartoons.
Strange and interesting drawings.
Home of original funny family friendly poetry and of the free ezine, Smile
Jokes, animation, funny pics, etc, etc!
Bob Pladek's very funny humor columns!
Plant Comic Art
Handling art books, graphic novels, comic strip collections, books on
illustrators from the past, popular culture, erotic art and photography, and
thousands of other products.
Free Greeting Cards & Daily Humour. Choose from over 2000 free internet
greeting cards as well as free jokes, cartoons and games.
WowComics - Full Screen Online Comic Books, showcasing 50 Independent
Publishers' comic books with new ebook format. The comics have multilingual
capabilities too. Wowcomics.com, the future of comic ebooks!
Sheila Moss, Humor
Some of the funniest humor writing on the net -- enjoy the wit and wisdom of
Tennessee Firefly, just for laughs!
A sweet, single-panel cartoon about small town life, updated weekly.
International cartoonists and super-top links.
Great political satire cartoon strip!
A site run by a group of Brisbane stand-up comedians looking to diversify their
talents into other areas of comedy writing and delivery. Local and international
issues are sliced, diced, blended, thrown away and then remade from a packet mix
for your entertainment.
Featuring plenty of "contagious-entertainment" content including
original flash programming and much more.
A daily comic strip chronicling the adventures of an atypical family living on a
ThE WeEkLy GiGgle
This Website will make you Laugh every week! Packed with Hilarious images,
Jokes, Pranks and Humor! Updated Weekly with a $100 Weekly Contest for the
funniest image submission!
Dokie the Dog
About a pooch who lives in a tree, has his own satellite dish, and is owned by a
weather babe. Full color. Updated every M/W/F
A Turtle Comic Strip for all ages.
This panel has sardonic/ironic themes that are often just a little peculiar.
Space-age critters created straight from a bottle who get into nothing but
Thanks For Nuthin!!
Very good panel cartoon!
Gilda Radner talks dirty to animals, Steve Martin investigates cat juggling,
Eddie Murphy goes after the ice cream man and Jeff Foxworthy talks about
rednecks - Everyday on Khaha.com.
Original MP3 audio comedy!
More Original MP3 audio comedy!
Monkeys in a Jar
Fun website. Check it out!
Embarrassing Moment of My Life
Embarrassing true stories that happened on blind dates, during sex, at work, and
in college. Very funny!
Amazing online magic tricks!
Check out these funny pictures and write your own captions - or see what other
Madeleine Begun Kane, Humor
Humor columnist Madeleine Begun Kane is Raising Kane about everything that irks
her: the Internet, marriage, computers, cars, money, privacy, work, politics,
and other aggravations. Her satirical Dubya's Dayly Diary has been named
USATODAY.com's Fun Site of the Week and won an About.com Bushie Award for best
Bush-inspired parody on the Net.
The Funny Papers
Lots of great comic strips & panels; top 100 comic sites, cartooning
Political correctness has reached strange new levels. Paranoid Joe gives us a
rough guide three times a week.
A Sick Puppy!
Who can resist a kick-ass face lickin' from this here cute puppy?
Extensive links to humor sites from all over!
Eastern European Cartoons!
College of Comedy Knowledge
So you want to be a comedian, eh? You gotta check out this site!
The antics of a collection of clones, mutations, creatures and monsters who have
escaped from a genetic engineering lab and the Slightly Miffed Scientist, Prof.
Arnbuckle, who created them.
Funny videos from all over!
Business & IT cartoons and worst case practice. Instead of offering best
practice advice and guidance about where organisations should be going, this
site shows them where they don't want to end up.
Teens Helping Teens
Information on all types of abuse.
Ed Hall is an editorial cartoonist who has won numerous awards in the state of
Florida and is published weekly in the Baker County Press.
Slylock Fox and Comics
A feature created by Bob Webber Jr. while at King Features Syndicate.
Vampirella Fan Pages
Pages devoted to T. Casey Brennan, creator of "Vampirella," etc.
94 of the net's top cartoonists are featured on this site. Daily, weekly,
monthly, and some of the best illustrators around. Adding new toons all the
Anton Ballard's daily cartoon strip.
At Guy Gilchrist's website you'll find 'Nancy', 'The Muppets', 'Night Lights
& Pillow Fights', 'Mudpie', drawing lessons, games, contests and his award
winning children's books.
Great panel as well as editorial cartoons by Christo.
of the Internet
A brilliant and beautiful techie woman named Helen and her adventures.
Cartoons by Gaspirtz
Toy Trunk Railroad
About the antics of a fantasy railroad. Online since June of 96, it is suitable
for all ages.
The Mr. Chuck Show
featuring Ned and Stumpy
A comic strip about a talking dog who has his own TV show. It's funny as a big
pile of old sticks. Really.
New Paradigm Oracle
Poetry heralds the New Paradigm.
Cornered is a very funny daily color cartoon panel by Mike Baldwin, distibuted
by Universal Press Syndicate.
An off beat single panel cartoon with a slight twist of reality.
Political Cartoons by Pete
The most politically incorrect visual artist in America!
Plastic scribblings for your pseudo-intellectual needs.
Live Comics &
Sellers can start their own online auctions and sell their Comics &
Collectibles to a world wide audience. Bidders can find great deals on Comics,
Animation Art, Disney, Art, Trading Cards, Antiques, Beanies, Memorabilia,
Stamps, Pottery, Ceramics, Jewelry, Toys, Railroadania, Sci-Fi, Computers,
Stereos and lots more.
a single panel comic strip by D.K. Glebe that is updated daily.
The word perspicacious means clearly presented or easily understood. Perspicuity
- which has a much nicer ring and rhythm to it - is the quality of being
perspicacious. The Perspicuity Review's primary mission is to eschew
A comic strip.
A weird and funny site offering the best in strange and unusual news items from
the world's press. Good for a laugh or several.
The Geek Theatre
Funny comics, insults, jokes, sounds, stories and links.
Not necessarily funny, but definately fun.
Features independent artists they publish.
Fray Ormandy Home Page
Featuring cartoons, Random Objects(TM), and a daily hyperlinked Bon Mot (i.e.,
"quote of the day").
A directory of publications, stores, conventions and personal listings of fans
of comics and gaming, etc.
Clay Bennett is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist. He now has his own
syndicate, the Acme News Service. This site features his cartoons and promotes
his new syndicate.
Stuart's Comic Strip Connection
The Web's largest site devoted to comic strips, 700+ comics strong, plus related
Cartoonists Links Page
The most complete listings of links to editorial cartoonists. Check it out!
Beautifully drawn. About being sucked into the Web. The medium is the message.
Comics 'n Stuff
Extensive listing of what's available on the Web.
Zippy This Week
Life according to Zippy the Pinhead.
Much more than a comic strip! Not only can you search the Doonesbury Archives,
but you can also take part in a straw poll, visit a chat room and even get
updated on the latest political news.
Musical political satire by The Capitol Steps, the Washington-based troupe of
Congressional staffers turned songwriters.
New information and entertainment -- Lots of great links!