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SCIENCE JOKES: 27 Geekiest One-Liners

Posted 06.13.2013 | Science

Have you heard the one about the sick chemist? If you can't helium, and you can't curium, you'll probably have to barium. Not geeky enough? Maybe t...

A Professor Walks Into a MOOC...

Peter McGraw and Joel Warner | Posted 07.17.2013 | Science
Peter McGraw and Joel Warner

According to the Benign Violation Theory, humor has its roots in potentially negative experiences (i.e., violations) that are made to seem okay in some way (i.e., benign). That makes joke telling risky because you can fail by being too benign or by creating too much of a violation.