For the second year in a row, 24/7 Wall St. examined the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s report on life satisfaction in the developed world. Economic prosperity, health and a strong social support network continue to correspond highly with happiness. Once again, the United States fails to make the top 10 happiest nations in the world, while countries like Australia, Israel and all of the Scandinavian nations do.
These are the happiest countries in the world.
Canada is #9 – SUCK IT, AMERICA!
Lance Ulanoff of Mashable writes:
“As I prepare to sit in on the event, I came up with my best and most interesting guesses for what golden nuggets will cascade from the lanky Alabama native’s lips…”
and then proceeds to write the single stupidest article I’ve read this weekend.
If Ulanoff is being facetious, he’s not very good at signaling it. And when you write an article like this facetiously, you better make sure it’s obvious because, otherwise, you’re giving the impression of a guy who has no clue how Apple operates.
Can someone explain to me (not really – I know why) why, when I move money from my Paypal account, it takes milliseconds for it to be removed from Paypal but it takes *days* for the assholes at the banks to process it?
How did there come to be a universal list of things a man is supposed to do before he dies? Must we all climb Kilimanjaro? Run with the bulls? Stare into the eyes of a snow leopard on Annapurna and then kill him with our bare hands? Here at GQ, we’re all in favor of following your bliss. We’re just here to cross a few things off your list.
For better or worse, I’ve done 13 of these things…
West Hollywood’s The Abbey, famously tolerant of breeders and all the bullshit they bring to the party, is clearing its hands of having to cater to one specific demographic: bachelorettes. As of today, the bar announces that it is officially banning all bachelorette parties.
In a press release, The Abbey’s owner, David Cooley, states the club’s new policy on an “offensive heterosexual tradition [that] flaunts marriage inequality in the face of gays and lesbians.”