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The Top 10 Happiest Countries

Think the US is the happiest country in the world? Think again: It doesn't even make it into the top 10, according to the latest Gallup-Healthways Global Well-Being Index, which looks at financial sta…


10 of the World’s Friendliest Countries

  Have you ever thought about leaving your regular life behind and moving across the world? So many of us dream of it, but the prospect can be intimidating -- Will you find a job and a nice pl…


5 Islands with Hotly Disputed Histories (Slideshow)

Recently, a dispute between China and Japan sparked fierce protests from both sides that ended with arrests, tear gas and torched cars—all because of an uninhabited island chain. In fact, the island…


If 7 Billion People Lived Like… (Infographic)

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger Tim de Chant has created a great infographic that shows the ecological footprint that would be used if the whole world's population (estimated at 7 billion) l…


Calorie Consumption of European Countries (Infographic)

While the U.S. is well-known as a country with an obesity epidemic, you might not know that many European countries are also increasingly struggling with the problem of obesity. The World Health …


Top 10 Coal-Burning Countries

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger Total World Coal Consumption in 2008: 7,238,207,000 Short Tons! When it comes to global warming and air pollution, coal is the number one enemy. We were cur…


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