International Day of Happiness

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This Is the World's Happiest Country

World Happiness Report is out for 2018

(Newser) - The United States is at its unhappiest level since the annual World Happiness Report was first released in 2012. This year, the US came in No. 18, down four spots from last year, the Washington Post reports. The report was released Wednesday by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, an initiative... More »

Iran Arrests 6 for 'Vulgar' Video of Pharrell's 'Happy'

Clip 'hurt public chastity,' Tehran's top cop says

(Newser) - A joyful homemade video of Pharrell Williams' "Happy" resulted in arrest and public humiliation for six young Iranians. Tehran's chief of police says the six people seen singing and dancing on the city's rooftops—including three unveiled young women—created a "vulgar clip which hurt public... More »

Crack a Smile: It's International Happiness Day

But watch out: Someone may be planning to give you a free hug

(Newser) - The UN has been pretty busy of late: Amid all its heavy boozing and business-class flying , it managed to name today the world's first International Day of Happiness. And, warning, some people around the globe are planning to observe it in a pretty in-your-face way, reports the New York ... More »

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