This Island Is Closed for Maintenance

The Faroe Islands owe their untouched nature to their remote location and stormy climate. And to a weekend closure.
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The Equation for Happiness

Is there an equation for happiness? And if so, can science really define it?
Libby Adler with Julian Denver CO Jul 28, 1943 Libby and Julian Adler enjoying romantic times. Collection of The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford

The Urban-Rural Happiness Gradient

People with higher IQs may be happier in the city; they can adjust to the faster pace and more complex lifestyle there.
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The Midlife Crisis

Recent studies beg the question: Is the mid-life crisis universal or is it a phenomenon limited to a certain class and privilege level?
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Charles Dickens Had It Right

Materialism, by most measures, does not correlate to happiness.
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What’s a Test Score Worth?

Are any standardized tests really useful?