The 20 Happiest Countries in The World

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United Nations General Assembly runs annual polls asking people how happy they are.  It's a vague question, but the data gets very specific.  According to the math, here are the 20 happiest countries in the world.The question: On a scale from 0 to 10, with 10 being the most satisfied with life, how happy are you? The results: 1. Denmark (7.693)2. Norway (7.655)3. Switzerland (7.650)4. Netherlands (7.512)5. Sweden (7.480)6. Canada (7.477)7. Finland (7.389)8. Austria (7.369)9. Iceland (7.355...Read Full Story

South Korea Satellite Launched from Naro Space Center

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South Korea's first home-launched satellite missed it's target orbit. The payload was carried by rocket "Naro (KSLV-I)" and was launched from the Naro space center on August 25th, 2009 in Goheung, South Korea. This was the country's first  space rocket launch to deploy a scientific satellite.  The mission was twice postponed due to the technical problems. Seoul says its rocket is part of a peaceful civilian space program.  The government has  rejected comparisons with Pyongyang's rocket...Read Full Story

South Korea and U.S. Play Mock War

By John Newlin on
South Korean amphibious assault vehicles move into position during a landing operations for possible threats from North Korea at Pohang beach on November 6, 2008 in Pohang, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images AsiaPac) Technically speaking, South Korea is still at war with North Korea, and have been since 1953. They just sort of got tired of shooting at each other and, oh yeah, the United States pulled out. So what are U.S. soldiers doing there now, running training missions...Read Full Story