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Yawning

Here's What Happens In Your Body When You Yawn

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

How Long Can You Watch This Without Yawning?

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 03.19.2014 | Weird News

Everyone knows yawning is contagious, but can you catch one through a screen? This week, AsapSCIENCE has tried to tackle the mystery of yawning. Af...

Contagious Yawning May Not Be Linked To Empathy After All

Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Despite how little we actually know about yawning and why we do it, at least one thing's for certain: Yawning really is contagious. But maybe not for ...

Is Stress Contagious?

Joe Robinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

When the person next to you yawns, chances are you're going to break off a tonsil-rattling exhale, too. And when your stressed-out colleague is demanding a meeting right now, the alarmed face quickly incites yours to mimic it. Now you're stressed, too.

5 Shockingly Violent Origins Of Everyday Traditions

cracked.com | Posted 09.09.2013 | Weird News

Chances are you've never even given a second thought as to exactly why it is we, say, cover our mouth when we yawn, or shake hands when we meet someon...

WATCH: Guess What Happens Next

Posted 08.22.2013 | Green

This yawn exchange between a man and his dog is more than just adorable. Inter-species contagious yawning is actually a sign that animals, like dogs, ...

Cat Does This Every Time

William Goodman | Posted 08.15.2013 | Comedy

We've all been there before. Someone nearby yawns and you suddenly find yourself compelled to yawn right along with them. It's just that contagious. ...

Do Dogs 'Catch' Yawns From Their Owners?

| Virginia Morell | Posted 08.08.2013 | Science

Observant dog owners know that if they yawn, their dog is likely to do the same. It’s called contagious yawning, and it’s something that we do wit...

These Sleepy Animals Will Make Your Day

Posted 06.21.2013 | Comedy

If you've never seen a turtle yawn, you're missing out. via Tastefully Offensive...

6 Things You Probably Don't Know About Yawning

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.13.2013 | Healthy Living

We all do it, and we all know it has at least something to do with how tired we feel. But unlike sleep apnea or laptops in the bedroom, yawning is an ...

WARNING: Yawning Puppy Ahead

Posted 04.29.2013 | Comedy

Yawning is so contagious, it even passes from human to puppy. In fact, you kinda want to yawn right now, don't you? Don't you?! Go for it. You deserve...

WATCH: Fetus Yawns Inside Womb

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | Science

LONDON (Reuters) - Growing into a fully formed human being is a long process, and scientists have found that unborn babies not only hiccup, swallow an...

Man's Best Friend Feels Pain Yet Offers Love

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The next time you come home after a long, tough day and your canine best friend wags his tail offering boat-loads of unconditional love -- know that he understands more than you may realize.

Dogs 'Catch' Yawns, Study Shows

Posted 07.01.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/30/2012 09:56 AM EDT on LiveScience Dogs catch yawns from their sound alone, new rese...

PHOTOS: 30 Celebrities Yawning

Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Yawning: Everyone does it (even animals!), but no one really knows why. In general, researchers tend to fall into one of two camps, WebMD reports....

WATCH: Why We 'Catch' Yawning From Others

Posted 05.23.2012 | Science

Yawning is a mysterious thing. For starters, just reading that sentence may have caused you to yawn. The behavior, technically a reflex that involves ...

Some Pets 'Catch' Yawns From Humans, Study Suggests

| Zuberoa Marcos | Posted 05.08.2012 | Science

Yawn next to your dog, and she may do the same. Though it seems simple, this contagious behavior is actually quite remarkable: Only a few animals do i...

Why Is Yawning So Contagious?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.24.2012 | Science

In a relationship? Yawning much? Maybe you're just tired of each other. Yawning isn't just a sign of sleepiness, say Italian scientists at the Natu...

Cara Santa Maria

Autism: A Year In Review

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.07.2012 | Education

A recent, welcome trend in scientific literature is one that celebrates the unique perspective, focus, and creativity seen in the autistic community, instead of fixating on deficits alone.

Ben Kingsley Yawned At By 'Late Late Show' Audience

Posted 02.13.2012 | TV

Ben Kingsley was giving a perfectly pleasant and acceptable description of the film "Hugo," when he got completely derailed on "The Late Late Show" (W...

Why Do We Yawn? It May Be More Than Sleepiness, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 11.22.2011 | Healthy Living

To most, yawning is a sign of sleepiness. But a new study shows that it could also be the body's way of cooling down the brain. Researchers at Pri...

Fox Yawns

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 08.14.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

Foxes yawn. So do we. So what? Still, yawning is quite luxury thing. Being scared, cold or thirsty isn't a good starting point for a decent yawn. Ya...