Good News Articles

Here's a round up of last week's most popular good news stories, just in case you want to catch up.


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Secrets of England's Most Famous Door: Here's all you need to know about the front door at No. 10 Downing Street.


Maintaining Mental Performance in Later Life: Here's how to keep your mind sharp in your 60s and beyond.


Kitten Saves Restaurant From Closing: A family of stray kittens helped save a restaurant from going under in Osaka, Japan.


Prince Charles' Car Powered by Wine and Cheese: It all started when his mum gave him a blue 1970 Aston Martin DB6 Volante for his 21st birthday.


Sneakers Made From Coffee and Plastic: That is, of course, discarded coffee grinds and plastic bottles that need recycling.


Underwater Photographer of the Year: A photograph of five hungry whale sharks feeding in the waters off the Maldives wins the competition.


Air Taxis No Longer a Dream: Just a few years ago, it felt like flying cars were still a distant sci-fi future. Not any more!


Pineapples: Why they are so good for you.


The Secret of Ancient Maya Chocolate: Archaeologists have long known the Maya viewed cacao - the plant that chocolate comes from - as a gift from the gods and cultivated cacao trees in sacred groves. But they didn't know where these groves were, until now.

 

Today's OGN Sunday Magazine articles


Penguin of the Guard: Brigadier Nils Olav III is a very unlikely military leader. And yet Nils is unquestionably a soldier like no other. This may sound like a fishy tale, but it’s true.


London's Eiffel Tower: Under England's national stadium in Wembley lie the foundations of what would have been the city's tallest building in the 1890s and would still, today, be taller than anything in the UK.


Good News About Coffee: Drinking up to three cups of coffee a day can prolong your life, but only if you drink the right kind. A huge study has some important insights.


The Bug that Saved California: And launched the field of applied entomology in the 1880s.


Mother Earth V: In memory of Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, here's the fifth in our series of his Ten Love Letters to Earth.


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