Tag Archives: #Reasons2BCheerful

#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews – Giant Slaying Maybe

This week the Hubble Telescope celebrates 25 years looking out across the universe and the incredible creation, of which we are a tiny part. Looking at the wonderful blue-green globe we call home we’ve faced many challenges, on of the greatest being the scourge that is Malaria. Malaria may be close to no longer being […]
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#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews – George & Books

A REALLY tough decision today. Am I more excited as an Englishman, and it being St. George’s Day, or am I more excited about World Book Night and the chance of a free read?! Well, it’s a great problem to have on an amazing day: – England Murder Rate at a 38-Year LOW – Government […]
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#R2BC Wednesday’s #GoodNews – Happy #EarthDay

If you see me lying down on the ground today, I’m probably giving the Earth a hug. We’ve only got one home and its needs some love and there some great environmentally themed stories out there today. From Solar Impulse making it across China or the conversation about using compressed CO2 as a way of […]
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#R2BC Tuesday’s #GoodNews – Be Mindful

Understandably, the treatment of recurrent depression is a subject close to my heart. The news from the Lancet that mindfulness-based therapies may be as effective as, or work well in combination with, some anti-depressants. However, greater insight into taming the black dog isn’t the only good news today. Solar powered plane, Solar Impulse, continues its […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – Natural World

Natural History seems to be the theme from the weekend, from awards to environmental campaigners, the finding of new species, the return of others from afar and most incredibly the first pictures taken of a species that was thought to have been extinct. We all make amazing journeys, just remember to look along the path […]
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#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews – Recipe for Success

Not everyone on the internet uses their fame, or uses it well, with viral adverts and internet memes being little more than distractions. This week a boy best known to us as Success Kid is using his 15 minutes to help raise money to get his Dad, much needed, kidney surgery. I’m hoping that you […]
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#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews

Guam Governor backs Same-Sex Marriage Vote Wildlife Reserve created in Desert Yemen’s Home-Grown Anti-War Movement $50m in Wartime Silver rescued from Ocean Floor Ancient Remains found in India Significant Pictish Fort found in Aberdeenshire Man unhurt after gun attack Remains of WWI British found near Ypres to be Buried Downie sets Personal Best on way […]
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#R2BC Wednesday’s #GoodNews – Light in the Dark

With the loss of Terry Pratchett, it’s fair to say, that Alzheimer’s has been at the forefront of a lot of people’s thoughts over the past few weeks. Dementia can be very dark news but research in the US means another ray of hope against this awful disease. US Scientists halt Dementia in Mice US […]
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#R2BC Tuesday’s #GoodNews – Above Us the Stars

Plenty of amazing Space news today – – Water on Mars – The Ceres Comet in Colour – Dark Matter Map We live in an incredible universe and sometimes it’s easy to feel tiny and insubstantial. Perhaps that’s why we have love? Being among people who care about us reminds us of the incredible and […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

UK Hiring remains of Sky High Levels Obama-Castro Summit Caps US-Cuba Thaw Much-Needed Supplies reach Yemen UK’s gets First Official Vinyl Chart as Sales Surge Man runs 100 Marathons in 100 Days Archaeologists defiant in Iraq Men freed from Disused Bank Vault 2 rescued from Yacht off Great Orme 50 Boat Race spectators rescued from […]
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