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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...

Schwarzenegger Uses Tank He Drove in Austria to Give Kids Another Motive to Stay in School

Arnold Schwarzenegger is helping childhood dreams come true by encouraging kids to stay in school with his 50-ton tank. When the bodybuilder served in the Austrian...

Muslims in Town Adopt a Sacred Hindu Tenet So They Won’t Hurt the Feelings of Their Religious Neighbors

The Muslim residents of this district are not forced to abstain from their practice, rather they choose to do it out of respect for their Hindu neighbors.

Today is Peace Day – and Jude Law is Asking You to Join In

It's been almost two decades since the UN unanimously adopted Peace Day – and it has had a dramatic impact on countries and individuals around the world.

Man is Working to Convert Cruise Ship into Supportive Housing Community for the Homeless

Though the concept has been proposed before, Kenneth Capron is taking the idea one step further after his presentation before the city council.

Instead of Burning Coal, New Fuel Emits Zero Harmful Emissions – and It’s Made From Sewage

These little pellets are the perfect zero-emission replacement for coal – and they're made using sewage waste.

First Parkinson’s Patient to Get Unique Stem Cell Treatment Could Pave the Way for Many More by 2023

The patient has shown no adverse effects since undergoing the procedure – and if the therapy's success continues, it could be available as soon as 2023.

Patagonia’s CEO is Donating Company’s Entire $10 Million Tax Cut to Fight Climate Change

“In this season of giving, we are giving away this tax cut to the planet, our only home, which needs it now more than ever,” writes the CEO.

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Woman’s Amateur Bird Painting Becomes Viral ‘Paintception’ Sensation

Cindi Decker was so proud of her bird painting, she sent a photo of it to her son – but she had no idea that her work would inspire more people as well.

This Gymnast’s Performance Was So Flawless and Fun, She Scored a Perfect 10 – and Millions of Views

It's almost impossible not to crack a smile during Katelyn Ohashi's toe-tapping, show-stopping gymnastics routine from last week's college meet.

NASA Happily Reports the Earth is Greener, With More Trees Than 20 Years Ago–and It’s Thanks to China, India

This heartening reserach from the last 20 years has spurred NASA researchers to encourage optimism for humanity's future on Earth.

Thousands Are Rejoicing Over Photos of a Chubby Rat’s Rescue From a Manhole Cover

It took a crew of eight German firefighters and an animal rescue expert in order to save this rotund rodent from her plight.

Walk Through This Giant Stunning Exhibit Where Van Gogh’s Artwork Comes to Life in Light

This new music and art display in southern France uses 50-foot walls to immerse you in the life and work of Vincent Van Gogh.

Watch Driver Take in Weary Stray Dog After It Wandered Onto His Bus From the Cold

As a self-professed animal lover, the bus driver could not bear to turn away this sweet stray from his vehicle.

In ‘World First’, Beer Company Ditches Plastic 6-Pack Rings for Glue

The initiative is projected to save hundreds of tons of plastic waste from ending up in landfills every year.

Man Once Mocked for Shaving on Public Transit Has Gotten Money, Job Offers, and His Dignity Back

A mean-spirited social media video has turned into an outpouring of support for a homeless man who wanted to look nice for his family.

Denmark May Begin Labeling Food According to Its Effect on Climate Change

Though the task may prove difficult for legislators, it could have a dramatic impact on grocery manufacturing, packaging, and shopping.

How This Tiny Dog Went From Living in the Jungle to Becoming a Nationally Recognized WWII Hero

We've all heard of Winston Churchill – but have you heard of Smokey the dog? Smokey was a Yorkshire terrier who was found by an...