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Environment

Can an Email a Day Make You Happier?

Does striving for happiness make you happier? A recent study suggests there is a simple but effective way to push yourself towards happiness.<p>Just about everyone wants to be happy (except blogger Penelope Trunk) but happiness is elusive.<p>You can’t see it and measuring it is tricky. It fluctuates …

Happiness

Different Types of Sleepers

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US fears after Chinese missile test

China has tested a long-range missile capable of intercepting satellites, US intelligence sources have claimed.<p>On Monday night local time a rocket was sent into space from a launch centre in Sichuan province, southwest China. Beijing said the launch was part of a scientific data-collecting …

Space Exploration

Chinese tourists can be 'uncivilised', says official

The dire manners and "uncivilised behaviour" of some Chinese tourists abroad are harming the country's image, said a top official who lamented their poor "quality and breeding", according to state-run media.<p>Wang Yang, one of China's four vice premiers, singled out for condemnation "talking loudly …

China

3 Crucial Ways to Set Boundaries at Work

I was spending a sunny Sunday afternoon at a coffee shop, working on a few side projects I didn’t have time for during the week. That’s what weekends are for, right? And judging by the number of people around me typing away on their laptops, I figured that everyone else must be doing the same.<p>But, …

Why your brain loves music

New neuroscience study sets out to explain why in some respects music offers the same sort of pleasure as a really good thriller.<p>The love affair between <b>music</b> and neuroscience just keeps going and going. And this isn’t surprising because music’s power over us is so huge, and so odd. It’s not like …

Flute

This New Data Should Make You Pretty Nervous About the Latest Bird Flu

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Dennis Rodman returning to North Korea ‘to just hang and have some fun’

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is planning to bring his brand of basketball diplomacy to North Korea again.<p>Mr. Rodman says he is returning to visit North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un on Aug. 1, the Miami Herald reported.<p>"We have no plans really, as far as what we're going to do over there, but we'll …

Iran Earthquake Leaves Scores Dead

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>Update 1:56 p.m.</b>: Things seem to be getting worse in Pakistan while the Iranian government is stil …

Natural Disasters

Israel ready to act on Syria weapons, warns Netanyahu

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/971000/971114_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518157818_7fba4ad628b4eb113d5520a5943449c7<p><b>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the BBC that Israel has a right to prevent weapons from falling into the wrong hands in Syria.</b><p>He said …

Israel

Xi Jinping's anonymous taxi ride through Beijing

Xi Jinping, China's most powerful man, has continued his quest for Chinese hearts and minds by taking an anonymous taxi ride through the streets of Beijing – and rewarding his driver with a smile and a 32p tip.<p><b>* UPDATE: On Thursday afternoon, China’s state-run news agency Xinhua announced that</b> …

China

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

CANNABIS DEAL Aurora, CanniMed end row with tie-up valued at more than $1-billion Subscriber content<p>TRADE Trudeau goes on NAFTA offensive with key U.S. executives in Davos Subscriber content<p>Canada offers to engage on Trump’s toughest demands in effort to spur NAFTA talks Subscriber …

Fears rise in China about bird flu passing between humans

As the number of cases of a deadly strain of bird flu rises in China, health officials there are investigating the possibility that the disease has spread from human to human.<p>World Health Organization spokesman Gregory Hartl cautioned Thursday that there was no conclusive evidence that the new …

CDC tells US doctors to watch for H7N9 bird flu from China

A recent outbreak of a new strain of avian influenza (bird flu) has killed at least 17 people in China since the first cases in humans were reported in late March. No cases of the H7N9 virus have yet been reported outside of that country, but in the US, precautions are being taken anyway. The US …

Japan joins ugly contest with tsunami of money

Political tensions on the Korean peninsula have lately escalated. In February, North Korea carried out a nuclear weapons test, defying tighter United Nations sanctions.<p>Kim Jong-un’s regime has since been threatening pre-emptive nuclear strikes against Pyongyang’s enemies, the recently installed …

Economics

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