Today Is the International Day of Happiness

By: Thursday March 20, 2014 11:16 am

Today marks the second ever International Day of Happiness!

Inspired by the concept of “Gross Happiness” and originating from the Kingdom of Bhutan’s fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, also known as The “Dragon King.” The Dragon King saw the importance of government in helping strike a balance between the spiritual and the material. He advocated on policies focused on increasing the happiness of his people.


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North Pole Dancing, erotic gender bending reindeer.

Ten Holiday Songs to Wish You a Merry Christmas

By: Sunday December 25, 2011 7:00 am

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without holiday music. But, I am not talking about the standards, the songs that are over played on the radio and in Big Box stores, which people endure as they scramble around to purchase gifts and prepare for Christmas Day. I am talking about the blues, doo wop, R&B & soul.

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