Good week for:
Natural remedies, after European researchers found that people who live near trees and green spaces are happier, healthier, and less likely to be dependent on antidepressants. “We all need nature in our lives,” said the group that commissioned the study.
The odor of submission, after a perfume for women who admire Russian President Vladimir Putin went on sale in Moscow. “Russia, as woman, is standing behind her leader,” said the head of the fragrance company. “This was the idea that inspired the creators.”
Stephen Hawking, after the cosmologist announced he plans to realize his dream of traveling into space by getting a ride aboard a Virgin Galactic flight. “I thought no one would take me,” Hawking said. “But Richard Branson has offered me a seat.” ■