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15 of the world's happiest places | CNN Travel

Green glow from ancient galaxies surprises scientists

GRAPEVINE, Texas — The galaxies are greener on the other side of the universe, it seems: A new analysis reveals that some of the most distant galaxies ever observed are radiating green light, a finding that could deeply affect developing models of those early galaxies.<p>"It’s a very distinctive, …

Kyrgyzstan: Cargo plane crash kills 37, destroys village

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A Turkish cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, destroying half of …

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Baby eats broccoli for the first time and realizes the world is cruel

Nothing can prepare you for your first time experiencing the unforgiving taste of broccoli.<p>Being a baby is full of firsts. And while some are great …

Too much of a good thing? Foods that can be toxic if you eat them in excess

Looking to clean up your diet? Dark, leafy greens including spinach and Swiss chard, fiber-rich kidney beans and brown rice, heart-healthy nuts, lean proteins such as tuna, and plenty of water all make up a healthy diet. But believe it or not, it is possible to have too much of a good thing when it …

Trump picks South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be US ambassador to UN

<b>(CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump has picked South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations, the transition team announced Wednesday.<p>Haley, who is the daughter of Indian immigrants, has already carved out a legacy for herself, serving as her home state's first …

Finding Adventure Again After Kids

There's something about saying yes right away, without overthinking that makes me not want to change my mind, Yes propels you forward, cannonballs you into life. And life, with its flash floods, push-ups, and bugs, is exactly what I don't want to miss.<p>- Melanie Gideon<p>(author of Wife 22)<p>When I was …

Astronaut Scott Kelly to retire from Nasa after spending year in space

Kelly announced he is hanging up his spacesuit on 1 April, having just returned from a record 340 days in orbit on the International Space Station<p>After spending nearly a year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly is hanging up his spacesuit.<p>Nasa announced Kelly’s retirement on Friday, less than two weeks …

What Donald Trump Can Teach You About the Narcissists in Your Life

It’s a pretty safe bet you’d like Donald Trump’s money. It’s likely too you wouldn’t mind Trump’s celebrity. And if you have a taste for politics, …

Scientists have discovered why we love cute things

Why do we feel the need to care for things that are cute, like puppies and kittens? Austrian biologist Konrad Lorenz came up with his "kinderschema" or child scheme, which is a list of physical characteristics that define what we consider cute. He observed that cute animals share these same traits …

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The 2015 Travel Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Scroll through the runners-up and commended images to see the 2015 Travel Photographer of the Year. The winning shots will be displayed at the Museum of London Docklands in the summer of 2016

Angelos Tzortzinis: TIME Picks the Best Wire Photographer of 2015

A dinghy overcrowded with Afghan migrants arrives on a beach on the Greek island of Kos, after crossing a part of the Ae<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Angelos …

Obama: Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of …

The Greatest Director in Sci-Fi Goes to Mars

With his new film, The Martian, acclaimed director Ridley Scott adds a new dimension to his legacy. Science, a frequent backdrop to the stories he tells, becomes a main character.<p>When you stand on Mars, it's hard to figure the horizon. It looks a smidge too close, disconcertingly dim. Dark even. …

15 Things Happy People Do Differently

They say that happiness is just a state of mind, while others believe that it is a lifestyle one embraces. Regardless of what you believe it to be, …

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