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Switzerland to Launch ‘Janitor’ Satellite to Collect Pieces of Space Junk

Space junk is an ongoing problem for the world’s space administrations as decades worth of satellite launches and space missions have filled the Earth’s...
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Russia to Create National Parks and Reserves Nearly Size of Switzerland

Polar bears, walruses, sea otters, and other endangered species are all set to benefit from a Russian decision to boost its national protected...
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Defago Restores Downhill Gold To Switzerland, Bode Gets Bronze

Didier Defago broke a two-decade Swiss drought with gold in the Olympic downhill Monday and American Bode Miller broke his personal streak of...

Good News in History, November 19

Happy 60th Birthday to actress Allison Janney, who is as talented as she is tall. The 6-foot firecracker has won an Academy Award, 7...

Good News in History, November 18

60 years ago today, the film Ben-Hur, starring Charlton Heston, premiered. The fictional historical drama set in the time of Jesus centered around a...

Good News in History, November 16

45 years ago, John Lennon hit No.1 with his catchy single Whatever Gets You Through The Night—his only number 1 solo tune in the...

Good News in History, September 10

30 years ago today, Hungary informed the Soviet Union that it had opened its borders to allow the thousands of dissatisfied East Germans that...

How ‘Milk Soup’ Helped Stop a War From Ever Taking Place (WATCH)

Food has a magnificent reputation for bringing people together—and according to the history books, it even has a reputation for preventing wars. Back in 1529,...

Caring Cats and Frisky Felines: 10 Stories to Make You Purr With Joy on International Cat Day

In honor of International Cat Day, here are some silly feline stunts and some heartwarming furry hero stories for this purrrrfect holiday.

Good News in History, August 7

200 years ago today, Simón Bolívar triumphed over Spain as a hero in the Battle of Boyacá, the decisive battle that ensured the success...

Good News in History, July 26

Happy 74th Birthday to Helen Mirren, the Brilliant British actress who was nominated for an Oscar three times before winning the golden statue, playing...

Good News in History, July 7

On this day 35 years ago, Bruce Springsteen went to No.1 on the US album chart with Born In The U.S.A. Released four weeks...

Good News in History, July 2

55 years ago today, the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law by U.S. President Johnson outlawing all segregation on the...

Scientists Found Flute Music That Helps to Build the Brains of Premature Babies

An exciting new piece of research from Switzerland found that specially-orchestrated music helps to boost the brain function of prematurely born babies.

Good News in History, June 7

37 years ago today, Graceland opened to the public five years after Elvis Presley died there. The mansion sits on 14 acres near Memphis...

Good News in History, March 29

60 years ago today, “Some Like It Hot”, the romantic comedy starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon, was released. Considered to be...

Good News in History, March 20

Happy 97th Birthday to comedian / actor and writer Carl Reiner. From the Dick Van Dyke Show (which he created and wrote for) to...

Good News in History, March 8

40 years ago today, the Philips electronics company demonstrated publicly for the first time the use of a compact disc, boasting its imperviousness to...

Good News on This Day in History, March 3

55 years ago today, The Beatles began filming their first feature film A Hard Day's Night at the Marylebone train station in London. The...

Good News in History, February 7

100 years ago today, Desmond Doss, the US Army corporal who saved 75 men while refusing to carry a weapon during one of the worst...