Stories about Humor from December, 2014
Cuba and its longtime foe the United States of America are growing closer politically, after a lifetime of acrimony. That leaves Havana's revolutionary ally and patron Venezuela looking worryingly friendzoned.
Those outraged by the shooting death of a woman protesting the mining project have used popular Internet memes to point out the absurdities of the case.
Amid growing anxiety about Russia’s currency and economy, RuNet Echo has collected several of the most popular and amusing examples of “ruble memes” on Russian Twitter.
A French farmer organized a tongue-in-cheek beauty pageant on Facebook for "country girls only" as an answer to the glittery official Miss France pageant.
Several politicians across Southeast Asia have been caught watching porn, sleeping, and playing a game on Ipad during Parliament or Congress sessions.
"At work a bunch of the junior staff were discussing their kuribotchi plans. 'And just what the heck is kuribotchi?' I asked with a laugh. There was an awkward silence."
In recent years, India has embraced "Movember" in a big way. It's charity, it's chic, and it's both literally and figuratively changing the face of men's health.
Roberto Gómez Bolaños, the man behind Latin American hero "El Chapulín Colorado," died at age 85.