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The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …

Eye-Opening Portraits of Living Conditions for Animals in Zoos

<i>Captive</i> is a powerful series by Washington D.C.-based Canadian photographer Gaston Lacombe that takes a look at animals in zoos and their living environments. Shooting his images from the perspective of any regular visitor, Lacombe manages to capture portraits of creatures, big and small, confined …

Animals

Too good to be true? Airo wristband says it tracks calories consumed, not just burned

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>All kinds of new health trackers monitor your activity to tell you how many steps you’ve taken and the number of calories …

Los Angeles airport shooting: suspect charged with murder as he fights for life

A man accused of shooting a security guard dead in a packed Los Angeles airport terminal was charged with murder as he fought for his life while detectives tried to piece together motives for the attack.<p>Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, faces charges of murder of a federal officer and committing violence …

How General Motors Was Really Saved: The Untold True Story Of The Most Important Bankruptcy In U.S. History

<i>Editor’s Note: Lots of people–including President Obama–have trumpeted their role in the success of the government-backed turnaround plan that saved General Motors, the most important industrial company in the history of the United States.</i><p><i>But on the fifth anniversary of the crisis, Forbes presents</i> …

Two French journalists killed in Mali town of Kidal

<b>Two journalists for French radio station RFI have been killed after they were kidnapped in the northern town of Kidal in Mali.</b><p>Claude Verlon and Ghislaine Dupont were abducted after interviewing a local political leader. Their bodies were found outside the town soon after.<p>French President Francois …

Africa

LAX shooting suspect critical, hindering investigation, official says

The man suspected of opening fire at<p>Los Angeles International Airporton Friday, killing aTSAagent, was shot in the leg and head, making it difficult for authorities to gather information, a law enforcement official told The Times.<p>The suspected shooter, identified by police as 23-year-old Paul …

Airports