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happiness

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'Happiness blanket' monitors airline passengers' moods

First-class flyers on British Airways test out a mood blanket that tells everyone around them if they're feeling chilled-out or horribly anxious.

By 2 July 2014

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Facebook -- see a happy post, write a happy post?

A study from Cornell, UC San Francisco, and Facebook says the social network spreads happiness. Of a kind.

By 18 June 2014

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Acer Aspire One Happy

For AU$499, the Acer Aspire One Happy is likely to make someone happy. Increasingly, though, we're seeing netbooks as too limited — we'd be much more tempted to splash out on a thin-and-light like the MacBook Air or a full-fledged budget laptop instead.

16 November 2010

3 stars Editors' rating 16 November 2010

Typical price: $499.00

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Friday Poll: Are you happy with iOS 8 so far?

Apple upgraders, this one's for you. You've already downloaded the new OS and have spent some time playing with it. Now tell us how you're feeling about the changes.

By 20 September 2014

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Lyft launches 'Happy Hour' fares, its answer to surge pricing

The peer-to-peer car service says it'll do one better than its competitor Uber. Lyft lowers the cost of a ride when business is slow.

By 19 March 2014

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Happy now? This equation predicts your well-being

Can something as subjective as happiness be mathematically quantified? British researchers have formulated an equation that they say can predict moment-to-moment happiness.

By 6 August 2014

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Got some Dane in your DNA? Do a happy dance

While global happiness research tends to focus on economic and sociological factors, one study says genes close to the makeup of Denmark's DNA up your chance at bliss.

By 1 August 2014

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Oculus happy as a break-even business

Virtual reality headset maker says it's planning to sell its products at the lowest possible price, despite investment costs that could reach into the billions.

By 12 June 2014

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The pill-less placebo that just might make you happy

A team of researchers wants you to participate in The Placebo Happiness Study, which seeks to make everyone happy using the video equivalent of a sugar pill.

By 21 May 2014

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Watch 'Human Transformer' cause a happy frenzy

This street performer's costume definitely has more than meets the eye, and a group of children can't help but go nuts watching it do its thing.

By 19 May 2014