Tobin Zorz

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The Science of Happiness, and What You Can Learn From Unhappy People

If you've ever heard of "positive psychology," then you already know the technical term for what is often called the "science of happiness."<p>Positive psychology focuses on the opposite of what psychology has historically concerned itself with — our negative thoughts and behaviors. Scientists are …

Ranking the world’s most powerful passports

Ten years ago, in my first job after graduation, I shared an office with a researcher called Munir who I nicknamed Dr2 because he not only had a PhD …

South Sudan

What makes some people so suspicious of the findings of science?

Photograph: Columbia TriStar/Getty<p>Group Captain Lionel Mandrake, left, and General Jack D Ripper discuss the pros and cons of water fluoridisation in Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. …

Black hole 12bn times more massive than sun is discovered

A monster black hole powering “the brightest lighthouse in the distant universe” has been discovered that is 12bn times more massive than the sun, scientists have revealed.<p>The extraordinary object is at the centre of a quasar - an intensely powerful galactic radiation source - with a million …

China's Remote Fortresses Lose Residents, Gain Tourists

In Focus<p>Massive earthen structures once sheltered clans from warlords and bandits. Can they be prototypes for "green" buildings?<p>HEKENG, China—Count the <i>tulou</i>.<p>It started like a game. How many of these strange, fortress-like structures could I tally from a vehicle window? They were so big, looming …


The World’s First Genetically Modified Babies Will Graduate High School This Year

Remember the sci-fi thriller GATTACA? For those who never saw the film and/or eschewed all pop culture in the late 90’s for some reason, it was a popular movie that came out in 1997 about genetically modified human beings. Now some literally genetically modified human babies born that same year are …

Iconic Skyline



Old City

Early Bird Special Fixed

Your Germany Photos

North Sea

Ireland's Castles

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Castles dot the countryside of the Irish Isles. Some remain private homes, some are open to the public, and some are mere ruins of what they once were.

Amazing Road Trips

Columbia River

Adventure Photo of the Week


Tour Eiffel

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

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