Having a partner appears further down the list but setting time aside to actually be by their side is a whole other matter. Time with a loved one has no substitute, according to the tender British public who took part in the survey.
A spokesman for The National Lottery said: "It seems that it is the little things in life that we couldn't live without. Time with family or little treats like a cup of tea or sitting in the sunshine are best for boosting everyday happiness. Research into Lottery winners reveals that they value the simple things in life that don't cost a fortune too."
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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