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Why Smiling Is Good for You – and Five Photos That Guarantee Grins on World Happiness Day

Never underestimate the power and impact of one simple facial gesture: your smile–the movement can create happy feelings—even when you're not feeling happy.

Good News in History, February 26

100 years ago today, the Grand Canyon was proclaimed a National Park by the US Congress. The steep-sided mile-deep canyon carved by the Colorado...

Watch 2-Year-old ‘Burrito Girl’ Bring Handmade Breakfasts to Exhausted California Firefighters

Gracie Lutz may only be 2 years old, but she is making a big difference for the firefighters currently combatting the Carr wildfire in Northern California.

Woman Has Just $50 to Spend on Hurricane Victims But Store Manager Tells Her to Fill Up Some Carts Instead

Shelli Tench was ready to spend her last $50 on clothes for hurricane victims – but then the manager of her local Walmart stepped in to help instead.

When Concerts Turned Meaningless, Pianist Finds Fulfillment Playing Music for Blind Elephants

After playing Beethoven for the old rescued pachyderms, Paul Barton found that they actually really liked listening to music.

Video of Deputy Pushing Stranded Senior One Mile in Wheelchair is Just What We Needed to See

When Officer Montanez found a woman stranded in a broken-down wheelchair, he was not afraid to simply step out of the car and start pushing.

Political Opponents Stun Voters When They Perform Unexpected Duet in Display of Comradery

Following a political debate, a Democrat and a Republican set aside their views so they could unite in song for the surprised crowd.

Denmark to Ban Sale of New Fossil Fuel Cars in 11 Years and Make EVs Cheaper

The country backpedaled on their original intention of taxing electric vehicles so they could quicken their transition to being carbon-free by 2050.

After Years of Research, Scientists Finally Develop Army-Ready Pizza That Can Cheer Hungry Soldiers in the Field

Pizza may not seem like the most pressing problem for soldiers in the field, but it makes a huge difference for the ones eating it overseas.

Veteran Who Was Given 4 Months to Live Transforms Polluted Creek – and Lives 27 Years Longer Because of It

Jon Beal dedicated years of his life to nursing a polluted creek back to health – and it ended up rewarding him with more years of life in return.

Give Yourself a ‘Dry January’ – You’ll Sleep Better, Save Money, and Lose Weight

These two new studies show that there may be a dozen different benefits to quitting drinking for a month – and they have a dramatic impact on your health.

This University is Recycling Their Bubble Wrap By Offering It Up to Their Stressed Out Students

Instead of throwing their bubble wrap into the garbage, this university is recycling the packaging by using it as anti-stress therapy for their students.

Park Rangers Delighted to Find Elephant Seals Reclaimed Beach During Government Shutdown

As a result of the US government shutdown, the absence of human activity at Point Reyes has actually helped the formerly endangered elephant seal.

You Can Now Avoid Red Lights Thanks to Audi’s New Onboard Tech That Suggests Speeds

The systems could save drivers tons of gas and frustration now that is has been launched in over a dozen American cities.

FDA Approves First Depression Treatment in Decades: A Nasal Spray Doctors Can Administer for Quick Relief

Though the treatment has received its fair share of wariness, it could provide immediate relief for patients experience treatment-resistant depression.

World Wildlife Fund Gets Ex-Poachers To Protect and Save the Big Cats They Once Hunted

Rather than trying to deter poaching with punishment, conservationists recruited the hunters in order to help monitor and protect Russian snow leopards.

Most Precious Parts of Notre Dame Cathedral Were Saved; French Billionaires Are Paying to Restore the Rest

After battling the flames inside of Notre Dame Cathedral, officials say that the most iconic relics and structures of the building have survived.

Watch Bus Driver Intervene When Dog Was in the Hands of Dubious Stranger Claiming to Be Its Owner

When a man boarded Mike Thomas's bus with a dog in hand, his intuition told him that something was wrong – and he turned out to be right.

Massive New Arbor Day Campaign Will Plant 100 Million Trees Around the World

The largest tree-planting charity in the United States has launched a new initiative that will help to plant 100 million trees before the 150th Arbor Day.

Retired Pharmacist Has Collected 120,000 Cigarette Butts From Streets to Make Cig-nificant Works of Art

For the last three months, this dedicated granddad has devoted his weekends to picking up cigarette butts and turning them into anti-smoking art.